Ive been using fz since 1990 and the simple fact is its more about the renderer now since a model is only a model
Its all about who built it and how....
It is easily possible to built extremely complex and massive models as cleanly as z
The fact is the majority of SU users are monkeys doing grunt work with no regard to another end user , hence the crappy model you receive
There is nothing that sketchup can't do faster than z....its just the plethora of plugins required complicates the process
Im not trying to knock z here by the way
I usually get my partner to do all my complex terrain models on sketchup not only because its much faster , fz just can't do ....and a few other things too
Anyway I don't relish the thought , giving up Z is not my preference , Im seeking info on vray , a render plug that has been in development for so many
years I've lost track
and until then Maxwell serves well
that couple of weeks is actually six weeks now , and that is disconcerting, especially as the torrent of negativity towards next limit was acute at the time of "upgrading"