V-Ray for 3ds Max is the core development of Chaos Group, which allows users to quickly and easily create realistic images while giving them full control over the 3D production process.
V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max is the most complete lighting, shading and rendering toolkit on the market, making speed and simplicity accessible to all artists. The latest version delivers powerful feature set, technical advances and support for open source technologies.
Variance-based adaptive sampler (VBAS)
Better sampling of dark areas and faster sampling of overbright areas
More consistent noise detection
Final image quality is less dependent on materials and lights settings
Improved alpha channel sampling – especially in scenes with depth of field and motion blur
Works in bucket and progressive rendering modes