Dputiger writes: Companies like Autodesk release software updates every year at several thousand dollars each, but if you work in this field, are you better off sticking with a relatively recent suite and buying new hardware — or should you spring for the updates? The answer — especially with 3ds Max 2012 — might surprise you.
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