View Full Version : render farm amd 64 vs intel

03-14-2005, 11:00 AM
I am just about to buy 4 new machines to se up a renderfarm. Could I get some opinions on whether to go intel or the new athalon 64's

03-24-2005, 07:05 AM
Bumping this one, I have the same question.

I'm primary looking for fast rendering of Radiosity scenes, hi resolution singel frame product images.

(Considering a P4 650 Prescott 3.4Ghz, on a ASUS P5AD2-E Deluxe 925XE and 2 or 3GB of DDR2 PC4200 CAS2.5 533MHz)

Unfortunately Xeon motherboard, CPU's and RAM will totaly drain my wallet, although I'm happy to be wrong on that one :)

Any thoughts on what's a equal AMD setup?