Art project for Deborah Mersky of metal sculptural flowers. Rendered images helped, not only in getting approval for the design but in informing the fabricator and allowing us to make both aesthetic and technical adjustments.
Revit plugin Enscape continues to impress. Simple projects that really benefit from renders to convey the idea are not limited by budget - both time and clients pockets. It is not instant but well worth the effort and the understanding they bring to all involved.
An Nvidia user since the early day - back then I couldn't afford to go high end - now with the huge boost that a high end card provides - I can't afford not to. While we still watch our bottom line we really try to get the most bang for our buck. Current hardware is a mix of GTX 1080 and RTX 2070. The hardware continues to impress making design and visualization a part of the daily process.