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Re: Limit Theory Fan Contest - Discussion

CSE wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:28 pm
HowSerendipitous wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:38 pm
Yup, it says it's using all 8 available threads :twisted:
Yeah, I fear I was not clear: because today, with 4 cores and hyper threading, Vue already uses 8 threads indicating 800% Processor, I am wondering if tomorrow with 8 cores (and arguably still using 8 threads as it seems to be the limit of the license; but I actually don't know that, was only mentioned in some forum discussions), I will have a significant performance gain or not.
Actually, by browsing (p. 46) a PDF drawn before the e-on website disappeared, I found a bit of a different story: 8 CPUs (up to 12 CPUs with R3+ update - I have R5). So if they say 8 CPU, does it mean on 8 cores with hyper threading, I would get 16 threads - 1600% Processor? and up to 2400% with 12 cores? That would be a real speed bump!

Just looking for info, I see that Vue complete has "5 RenderCow licences" included - would that mean I could use a new and the old computer to divide the work? Any experience with that (preferably on Mac)?

As you see, still out of my depth there...
you could let me try with my 16 threads :ghost:

and from the phrasing i'd guess they mean threads, not CPUs.
looks to me like its a marketing doc made by marketing people

Re: Limit Theory Fan Contest - Discussion

CSE wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:40 pm
HowSerendipitous wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:31 am
I really should finish my entry..... It's mostly there, just needs some tweaking!
Yep, we are still expectantly waiting. No pressure.
Just doing a high quality test render.... If that's good, I'll bump the resolution and do the final one. I'm using a spectral atmosphere, and while it looks good it eats CPU like a fat man eats cake :squirrel:

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