Multiple Processor or Multiple Boxes - Render Server Solution Tags: New Build Systems Last response: November 22, 2011 2:37 PM in Systems Share bp72 November 22, 2011 2:33:14 PM Right now we are using AutoDesk Entertainment Suite and have a need for a render solution. With 2 of us doing the modeling, lip-syncing and animation up until now the solution for rendering was to have 6 office computers (HPz800 Workstations) render at night using BackBurner. We have hit a limit and are now looking at the options for rending solutions in house. I am sure there are a few people much more experienced with this than i am..... What would be the best investment and best performance for a render solution : - 1 server loaded down with CPUs for rendering // OR // - Buy a few (5) gaming PCs (just the box) and setup a render farm - - http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/AMD_Eight_Core_Confi... Any and all suggestions, links, feedback or specs are more than welcome. More about : multiple processor multiple boxes render server solution bp72 November 22, 2011 2:37:55 PM Approximate Purchase Date: asap Budget Range: 4,000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: 3D Studio Max Rendering Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com Country: USA Parts Preferences: no preference Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: N/A Additional Comments: Any suggestions on the most bang for the buck for a render solution. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Questions about the ability of a server and multiple processors. Forum SolvedBest bookkeeping solution for a small business with multiple locations? Forum SolvedNeed a solution for running multiple applications more efficiently Forum SolvedThinking of buying a server build to run multiple gaming servers at once Forum Multiple render crash Forum SolvedPlex Server streaming 720-1080p over the internet to multiple people Forum SolvedMultiple moniotr organization solution Forum SolvedMultiple diskless PCs using the server's hardisk Forum SolvedWorkstation Laptop suggestions for 3d Apps, and rendering with Multiple CPU & GPU cores. Forum SolvedBest home-based solution for backup of multiple terabytes Forum What is the best solution for a multiple fan setup Forum SolvedIs it possible to connect multiple external drive to server Forum SolvedHelp evaluating these builds: Pure stripped down Linux box, vs big system with multiple OS Forum SolvedHow do multiple server units work together on a single website? Forum SolvedMultiple users on 1 server Forum Solvedwhat multiple cpu is better for 3d rendering Forum I have unstable ping in games yet i have unshaped internet and have contacted the ISP multiple times with no solution, they al Forum SolvedIs a multiple processor/CPU's speed (combined/total) in the thousands of Ghz or ten's of thousands? Forum SolvedMultiple Display Solution? Forum SolvedWindows 8 Blue Screen, Tried multiple "solutions". Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !