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maximum cores usable?
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Good afternoon,I just got a Dell T7610 workstation with dual 12-core Xeon processors.Running an image as a benchmark, the processors are not at 100%.  they seem to max out at about 66%.  I tried to…Continue

Tags: Usage, Core, CPU

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Jul 18, 2014.

Autocad 2013, decals, and automatic view switching
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Does anyone know what setting to change in Autocad 2013 to prevent the following?Attaching a decal, I generally work in one of the isometric views because you can see all 3 points needed to place the…Continue

Tags: Switching, View, Decals, 2013, AutoCAD

Started this discussion. Last reply by Garret Diduck Mar 22, 2013.

decals applied to blocks
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Any idea why the decals applied to the wide sign holders at the back and back-left of this image show, while those applied to the narrower sign holders do not?  The sign holders are similar blocks,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Feb 14, 2012.

FARM Operation
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I just set up two identical computers using the nxt farm software and am running a test rendering.The computers have AMD 6 core processors at 3.30 GHz and 8GB RAMBoth computers show on the farm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Garret Diduck Dec 8, 2011.

 

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Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"Try http://www.rhino3d.com/upload/?to=roy@mcneel.com.  People have reported some time-out issues with this mechanism, so if it doesn't work we'll figure out something else. Invisible lights are a big issue.  I can only guess…"
Jul 18, 2014
Peter Milner replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"I find the best results come from the Path Tracer engine, but for an interior like yours, you'll need to run it for at least 2000 passes. The standard engine gives horrible lighting and banding and struggles with soft reflections. The…"
Jul 18, 2014
Peter Milner replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"What you find is that they jump up and down throughout. There's no limit. I run my renders on an 80 core renderfarm quite happily."
Jul 18, 2014
Ron Eddy replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"if you mean the lampshade material, here's the definition (anything not listed is left as default): Lampshade, Advanced material, Color 247, 239, 230 Balanced Shader, white highlight, intensity 0.38, sharpness 0.65 Transparency 0.79, IOR 1.25,…"
Jul 17, 2014
Ron Eddy replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"The file is 22.5 MB - I can cut stuff out of it to get it down to 5MB but it's possible that would take the problem with it, right?  Even removing everything except what's in the image it's still over 12 MB ... or do you have a…"
Jul 17, 2014
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"I'm happy to take a look at the drawing if you'd like-- noise is definitely an artifact of the hybrid and path tracer engines-- but I have a feeling there's a problem with the model which is causing excessive noise in your case.…"
Jul 17, 2014
kingjin replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"This really is a problem, I usually still use the standard engine. Just have a question to ask, What is your shade material can not share with you, thank you."
Jul 17, 2014
Alfons Akamp replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"Ron könntest du deine DWG Datei hier mal posten, wenn das geht. Ich habe hier einen 6 Kern Rechner (980i) und einen 10 Kern Rechner (XEON Rechner) und würde das gerne mal bei mir testen wenn das möglich wäre. Alfons"
Jul 17, 2014
Ron Eddy replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"Ok, I don't get something.  For the sake of experiment, I ran three versions of the same image. S40, 40 passes, standard engine, 1.4 hours H750, 750 passes, hybrid engine, 2.6 hours H5580, 5580 passes, hybrid engine, 19.5…"
Jul 16, 2014
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Ron Eddy's discussion maximum cores usable?
"Try the hybrid engine.  The standard engine may have more trouble keeping that many threads fed."
Jul 1, 2014
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maximum cores usable?

Good afternoon,I just got a Dell T7610 workstation with dual 12-core Xeon processors.Running an image as a benchmark, the processors are not at 100%.  they seem to max out at about 66%.  I tried to adjust (nxtthreads #) to 48, but it resets to 32 - this is what comes up as a maximum it seems.I also checked affinity for acad.exe.  It shows all cores available.Is there some setting I'm missing?I've attached a screen shot of AutoCAD / Accurender along with a shot of task manager at the highest…See More
Jul 1, 2014
Garret Diduck replied to Ron Eddy's discussion Autocad 2013, decals, and automatic view switching
"You're welcome! That variable is just as annoying as the dynamic UCS."
Mar 22, 2013
Ron Eddy replied to Ron Eddy's discussion Autocad 2013, decals, and automatic view switching
"UCSFOLLOW it was!  A system variable carried in the drawing. Thank You SO much!  It was driving me insane!"
Mar 22, 2013
Garret Diduck replied to Ron Eddy's discussion Autocad 2013, decals, and automatic view switching
"Set UCSFOLLOW to 0."
Mar 22, 2013
Peter Milner replied to Ron Eddy's discussion Autocad 2013, decals, and automatic view switching
"It sounds like you have dynamic UCS turned on. It's a hateful thing. Turn it off."
Mar 22, 2013
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Ron Eddy's discussion decals applied to blocks
"Very nice rendering, BTW.  Don't be shy about submitting to the gallery."
Feb 14, 2012

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