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Which Processer is Better for Rendering

post #1 of 16
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This is a straight up question.

Which will do better at rendering, Sandy Bridge & Nvidia or Amd & ATI. A good friend does sophisticated cad - cam work.
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post #2 of 16
Actually,

Sandybridge with Nvidia , in particular the i7 2600k

You know you can put ATI cards with intel and NVidia cards with AMD right.

Comps
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If you're willing to spend some money, intel's six core sb-e processors will probably be good for rendering. They come out beginning of next year.
graphics cards I think only help in the 3d viewport.
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Budget?

A quad-socket with decacore SB would be best.
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post #5 of 16
What are you rendering and what software?
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Budget?

A quad-socket with decacore SB would be best.
Duckie Ho in with a rather random comment, i'm pretty sure 10k is out of his budget. lol
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2600k is best for rendering 3d right now
    
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post #8 of 16
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Duckie Ho in with a rather random comment, i'm pretty sure 10k is out of his budget. lol
But the first question was perfectly valid. The one about the budget
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But the first question was perfectly valid. The one about the budget
Too true, you gotta love Duckies way of saying "in future put in a budget or you'll get rather silly recommendations"
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Too true, you gotta love Duckies way of saying "in future put in a budget or you'll get rather silly recommendations"
Precisely!
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