"Figured it out... I went into Windows File Explorer and double-clicked on one of the PDF icons with an ArMaterial name underneath. Windows told me it didn't have a program assigned to open that file format, so I browsed to…"
"Nope... Rebooted a bunch of times since "successful REGSVR32". Large, Medium, and Small Icon Views all show PDF icons with the names of the ArMaterials underneath. The AR5 installation on my old computer (that died) worked…"
"It's a little hard to say weather the bottleneck is the limit I'm imposing on the number of threads created or something else.
AR Studio is not too far from production ready-- but let's test the thing first on your new farm…"
"So the original render farm having 4 nodes with 20 cores each, doesn't have a problem (although they still only max to 80%). Whereas the new server farm has three machines with 40 cores each and therefore underperforms. Correct?
So, what would…"
"My local machine bounces up and down from 29% to 100%.
The main renderfarm actually bounces from 5% to 75% (not sure why I got a different reading yesterday).
I generally render with the Path Tracer engine which has a different pattern of processor…"