Mega Computer

I have two i7-2600 desktops and was thinking i could combine the two for heaving rendering. Is there a way to have two i7-2600s in a computer? If so..... how?
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  1. Some rendering software has the ability to spread the load from one computer to another.

    What software are you running?

    Bryce for instance has Bryce Lightning allowing many systems to work on rendering at once by each taking a part of the frame then joining them on the main system.
  2. Maya, mental ray, vray
  3. hmims said:
    I have two i7-2600 desktops and was thinking i could combine the two for heaving rendering. Is there a way to have two i7-2600s in a computer? If so..... how?
    Intel builds multi-CPU chips and packages them as Xeons, and manufacturers like Asus make dual-socket motherboards into which you can plug two such CPUs. But the i7-2600 isn't one of those chips and it won't work in such a system.
  4. Seems that Autodesk calls it network render.

    http://download.autodesk.com/us/maya/2010help/index.html?url=Network_rendering_Network_render_with_Maya_software_.htm,topicNumber=d0e583296

    It seems there was also a Mental Ray Satellite Network Rendering setup.

    Your best bet, just because i have not used maya in years is to google about it.

    On the plus side, it looks like you can use the 2 computers for a single project.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APKOY-F-0mI
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