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by DCCJr
Sun Mar 03, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: News & Chat
Topic: Blender Render Farm Hardware
Replies: 4
Views: 4434

Proc Types

My next question is whether all of the processors need to be the same model? For example, would I be OK if they were all Xeons or are different clock speeds going to effect me negatively?
by DCCJr
Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: News & Chat
Topic: 3dConnexon SpaceMouse Pro Support
Replies: 1
Views: 2846

3dConnexon SpaceMouse Pro Support

Before I fork out $400, I would like to know if there is Blender support for the SpaceMouse Pro. Is anyone using one? Comments, opinions, suggestions?
by DCCJr
Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: News & Chat
Topic: Blender Render Farm Hardware
Replies: 4
Views: 4434

???

Zeons are 64 bit procs? No? I would upgrade to 8 or 16 gb of memory in each. Itaniums seem a little overkill for my purpose ( and more expensive). Any other concerns?
by DCCJr
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: News & Chat
Topic: Blender Render Farm Hardware
Replies: 4
Views: 4434

Blender Render Farm Hardware

I am just starting in 3D Animation as a hobby (for now). I would like to build a small render farm so that I can continue working (learning) while rendering a project. I am trying to be very budget minded at this time. I an considering buy several used servers to use as nodes in the farm. I would li...