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Old 12-12-2008, 11:08 AM   #1
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I am needing to build a render machine. I was thinking of a dual Intel Xeon Quad Core E5450 @ 3Ghz although the new intel i7 chips are looking very good for the money. This might prove a better choice as I could make two comps with the i7 as opposed to 1 dual computer with the Xeon chips.
If anyone could give any advice it would be much appreciated as I am a bit out of my depth with this.

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If its for rendering alone then just grab a few cheap machines and make a farm. More power and cheaper.
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Default Helmer.

Have you seen the Helmer project...Helmer

Good way to make use of an Ikea cabinet!

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