V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Service Pack Speeds Up Rendering Times

Chaos Group announced that V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Service Pack 1 is now available for download. V-Ray RT GPU now supports hair and fur, subsurface scattering and light cache. In addition, there's added support for Microfacet GTR / GGX BRDF, which is ideal for hard surfaces such as metal. Other highlights include:
  • New VRayInstancer geometric plugin for instancing objects using ParticleFlow systems
  • Added support for OpenSubdiv objects in Alembic files
  • A number of V-Ray Frame Buffer improvements
  • Updated to Embree 2.3; Embree can now accelerate V-Ray Proxy objects, instances and Hair Farm / Ornatrix hair and fur.

Source-Chaos Group