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Offline mattjgerard

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HP640 Dual Xeon E5-2620 v3 @ 2.4GHz
« on: August 18, 2017, 06:17:44 am »
Running 140-144 fps on this local machine

Render time to get to 500 samples was 1:55 image was 1200x831

Compared to our newly minted 32 core render farm that is server based running on 4 different virtual machines-

Render time to get to 500 samples was 1:52 image was 1200x831

Our IT department has convinced themselves that the sole purpose of the network renderer is to simply offload the render process (no matter the speed) off our local machines so we can keep working.  Silly IT peeps. Looking into getting one or more dedicated render boxes to shove in a corner of the IT room for them to set and forget. If I can find some that are cheap enough they might go for it.