CPU for 3D Rendering workstation Tags: Rendering Workstations Components Last response: July 15, 2012 9:05 PM in Components Share innocentb2 July 15, 2012 8:38:10 AM hello guys , i am building a workstation dedicated for rendering only i am bit confused between these 2. Dual intel xeon E5410 Dual opteron 6272 who will perform better. i knw these xeons are old series but i found a reseller for xeons. which 1 should i go for. More about : cpu rendering workstation abekl July 15, 2012 10:22:40 AM IIRC the xeons outperform the opterons. innocentb2 July 15, 2012 6:24:58 PM i dnt think so i can get 2 opterons instead of buying one xeon wht do u thnk ? Related resources Building A 3d Modeling and Rendering Workstation - Forum ASUS Z9PE-D16/2L 3D Rendering Workstation $2K - Forum Build Workstation for 3D max rendering ... - Forum New workstation for architectual 3d and some rendering - Forum $3000 3D modeling/ rendering workstation (ADVICE NEEDED) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mightymaxio July 15, 2012 6:45:01 PM Xeons are going to better at rendering vs the opterons. I would use the opterons for game servers and webservers because they are cheaper but you are rendering so you want faster cores. amuffin July 15, 2012 9:05:24 PM Depends on which software we are using? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum3d rendering workstation Forum2 i7 860 or dual xeon x5550 for 3d rendering workstation Forumnew 3d rendering workstation ForumFirst build for 3D modeling/ rendering workstation ForumPowerful 3-D Rendering Workstation ForumDual CPU - Rendering Workstation (seeks advice) Forum[Help] Choosing a workstation for 3D rendering ForumPlease Rate /comment my build ( 3d , rendering workstation ) ForumAMD CPU for 3D Designing & Rendering Work ForumComputer Build for 3D Rendering & Particle Animation-Advice? Forum3D CAD/ rendering computer and what components i should choose? CPU /GPU ForumCustom build PC for 3D rendering only ForumRendering Workstation / Supercomputer ForumIs this compatible? ForumProbable CPU overheated More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !