[Sidefx-houdini-list] Straw Poll - How much RAM do you have in your render-farm machines...?

Antoine Durr antoinedurr at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 17:46:31 EDT 2014


I wouldn't bother with anything less than 32 GB these days.  However, if you want to throttle the renders by allowing them only half the cores on a box, better get 64 GB so that you can at least run 2 renders simultaneously.  PBR is seriously memory hungry.

-- Antoine


On Mar 27, 2014, at 9:10 PM, Paul Simpson <paul at realisestudio.com> wrote:

> Us:
> old machines - 16G
> newer ones: 24-32G
> 
> Or, currently 2G for 1 core.
> 
> Asking as we're just finishing a job which needs at least double that.
> 
> PBR memory management seems to be a black art - especially with
> displacements.
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