View Full Version : Blade Server as Render Farm?

03-18-2010, 05:02 PM
Hey, are any of you LW artists using a blade server as a render farm? Sounds like a good solution to save some space if you don't need the physical workstations for bodies to man them.

03-19-2010, 01:58 AM
Here at work we use 6 mac Xserves as a dedicated render farm-all stacked up and very tidy. However if I had to buy a renderfarm solution I'd go for a regular machine because they cost about the same but come with more goodies such as graphics cards, keyboard blah blah. Still if space is an issue then yeah-it's a fab solution. They are in another building from me so I never see them-I just control them remotely-it's ace