Originally Posted by Imouto
As a long time Blenderhead the only thing I can say is that GPU rendering is for kids. Once you get half serious there is no GPU out there with enough VRAM for your projects.
I've seen a shift to GPU rendering in animation studios and vehicle renders. It's no surprise considering how quick they are compared to CPUs. There is a reason why nvidia created a lineup of laptops and desktops labeled studio.