3D Extrude & Bevel - Not Enough RAM

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Aug 09, 2018 Aug 09, 2018

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I'm trying to use the 3D Extrude & Bevel effect, but it keeps telling me that I don't have enough RAM. It was doing the same last night until I updated Illustrator, and then it worked fine, but today its gone back to what it was doing before. Currently have 8GB of RAM which seems fine for what I'm trying. Any way to get this to stop, or a work-around?

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Aug 09, 2018 Aug 09, 2018

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Which version is this?

Can you show a screenshot of the object and of the settings for 3D?

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Aug 09, 2018 Aug 09, 2018

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Aug 09, 2018 Aug 09, 2018

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Do you need that stroke? Strokes tend to cause issues in 3D effects, because they create overlaps.

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Aug 09, 2018 Aug 09, 2018

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For what I'm trying to do, I'd need it. I did try without the stroke though, and the same error message came up.

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Aug 10, 2018 Aug 10, 2018

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WHen was your last computer restart?

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Aug 10, 2018 Aug 10, 2018

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8 GB should be plenty - unless something else is already using it.

I'd try doing some housework on the computer, close other programs, stop them running on start up, clear a chunk of space on the hard drive, run a free cleaner tool eg Ccleaner, etc

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Sep 12, 2018 Sep 12, 2018

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I have the same problem too

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Jan 06, 2021 Jan 06, 2021

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I also have this problem

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Jan 06, 2021 Jan 06, 2021

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Please create a new thread.

Tell us your system, version and hardware specifications and show a screenshot.

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Community Beginner ,
Jan 21, 2021 Jan 21, 2021

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I'm having the same issue using 3d/Extrude & Bevel, and when I adjust the gradient I get this message. 

I'm using the latest version of Win10 Pro(64-bit), Illistrator 25.0.1(64-bit), 64gb Ram, 1TB M.2SSD (primary), 1TB SSD (secondary), NVidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (11GB Ram,version 27.21.14.6089) Adobe AI inst enough memory.JPG  

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Jan 22, 2021 Jan 22, 2021

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Please create a new thread.

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Jan 22, 2021 Jan 22, 2021

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I've had this problem through every CC version, Windows 7 and 10, and two separate computers.

 

Recently I discovered it only occured when Google Chrome was open. On the offchance something similar is happening, shut down other software one at a time and try again.

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