renderfarm query

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renderfarm query

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Post by andromeda_girl » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:02 am

knowing much in fusion runs on the GPU, is there a benefit from a GPU renderfarm?
it'll render on a 'regular' renderfarm sure but just wondering if it would make any difference.


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Re: renderfarm query

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Post by Chad » Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:42 pm

How important is it that the results from the renderfarm match what you see on your workstation?


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Re: renderfarm query

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Post by andromeda_girl » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:21 am

O_o
um, very?


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Re: renderfarm query

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Post by Chad » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:25 pm

While the goal is likely to have renders be the same between CPU and GPU paths, that currently doesn't happen in practice. So as of today you need a renderfarm that runs the same GPU code that your workstations do. The alternative would be to disable GPU processing on the workstations, which is less than ideal.


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Re: renderfarm query

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Post by andromeda_girl » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:25 am

thanks for the insight!