[Sidefx-houdini-list] OT: Houdini 12 system

Andrew Lyons tstexture at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 13:49:55 EST 2012


Yep - I think we need to be careful to distinguish GPU memory from regular
Ram in this discussion...

On 4 January 2012 10:26, zoran arizanovic <zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com>wrote:

> yes i have 24gb
> and with one more processor i can go up to 190something
> so it should do for a year or two :)
>
> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 7:25 PM, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > We have z800 machines here, they are good!
> >
> > If you want to use GPU, it's all about the RAM on the card, so the 580
> > with 3GB is a good cost-effective choice.
> >
> > I recommend 16gb as minimum RAM and the most you can afford as max :)
> >
> > On 4 January 2012 09:58, zoran arizanovic <zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Hi
> > > I bought hp z800 in summer and am thrilled with it
> > > highly recommended
> > > http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/13278_na/13278_na.pdf
> > > Zoran
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 6:50 PM, <jim at rutherfordfx.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hey
> > >> Any suggestions in regard to an optimum system in the $2000 to $4000
> > >> range that would make the best use of Houdini 12....obviously GPU
> > >> I've seen other posts talking about Intel I7 980 6 core with 16 gigs
> and
> > >> up of Ram...lots of people talking about geforce 580 3 gig graphics
> > >> card...looking to probably run linux.
> > >> thanks
> > >> Jim
> > >>
> > >> -------- Original Message --------
> > >> Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] OT: Houdini 12 system
> > >> From: <jim at rutherfordfx.com>
> > >> Date: Wed, January 04, 2012 10:49 am
> > >> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > >>
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> > > --
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