Iray speed up render times

Hello, Firstly I should say welcome to my first ever blog post. My aim here is to post useful things related to Poser and Daz Studio, with regards to getting the best out of your content and the software. Today I want to talk about the Daz Studio Iray render engine, specifically how to improve render times and some detail about what you can expect from current graphics cards. Why is the Iray render engine for Daz Studio slower? It's a fact that Iray is a demanding render engine, because of it's accurate photo-realistic based core. The amount of computing power needed to accurately calculate the lighting and all the little details that go into a photo-real render, are much much greater than that of Posers Firefly and Superfly render engines. It literally takes each light source and makes millions of calculations to produce an accurate real life result. This