[Sidefx-houdini-list] Houdini, sims & workstation specs

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 14:35:54 EDT 2015

Oh, GPU is actually useful for Grain (Sand) simulations, so if you think
you might do a lot of those, then a better graphics card will potentially
be useful there. Not as useful for Fluid or Pyro sims though, they never
fit in the card's RAM except at preview resolutions.

On 31 March 2015 at 11:34, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yup, RAM > CPU > Diskspeed > graphics card. Spend the least you can on the
> graphics card and the most you can on RAM first (64gb the minimum) then
> whatever is left on CPU :)


Peter B

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