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Originally Posted by SpreadieHas there been a snafu with the game benchmarks, they're surprisingly uniform? ;)
Originally Posted by loftieWhat's going on with the idle power consumption graph? You've got two entries for both CPUs being tested.
Originally Posted by SpAcemanYou might need to go for some games that are a bit more CPU reliant.
Originally Posted by SchizoFrogSecond to last sentence should be i7-4790K not 4970K.
Originally Posted by jrs77The 5820k doesn't look too bad actually, especially considering the pricetag of it.
Originally Posted by DbDIt's the first Intel 6 core system that's not stupidly expensive. Shame it doesn't o/c particularly well so ipc isn't as good as the cheap 4 cores we are all using.
Originally Posted by GuilleAcousticGood performance for a single CPU, but too expensive and requires dedicated gpu. for the price I still prefear to build an ITX render farm. I keep thinking that the future of computing is in offloaded computations.
Originally Posted by loftieI should probably read the entire article, but I generally don't read the overclocking section and I wouldn't expect the pretty graphs to be explained there. Maybe add an NB by the graphs? Got more questions
Originally Posted by jrs77I'm torn myself there Guille, as I'm not too keen of using a dedicated GPU or a bigger than mITX-system. However, this one's actually quiet competetively priced and a render-node doesn't perform as good.
One of these 5820k could actually improve my current rendering-time by 200% and I've to decide between a 500 4790k-based system or a 800 5820k one. 300 isn't that much actually, given that the 5820k has 50% more threads to render on.
I could use my current i5-3450 as a render-node for sure, but the 5820k would still beat the combination of an i7-4790k as primary and an i5-3450 as a render-node... and I'd use actually less power with the 5820k as a solo-system.
EDIT: I don't know how good the 4-core Celeron J1900 performs as a rendering-node, but if it's somewhat acceptable, then maybe four of them could be used as rendering-farm drawing only 15 Watt each under load and costing only 70 per board+CPU.
EDIT 2: Just looked it up, and the 16 threads of four J1900 would just equal a single 4770k in Cinebench with it's 8 threads. Same goes for the Athlon 5350, which doesn't perform any better than the J1900 while using double the power.
Originally Posted by CombatusNo problem, I've just added this to the idle graph description!
Originally Posted by jrs77There's not much render-engines that use the GPU tho, especially not affordable or free ones. Additionally, a single Titan GPU costs more than an i7-5820k + MoBo + 16GB DDR4.
I'm not rendering animations or 100% fotorealistic images, but only stills to illustrate websites, brochures, flyers etc without having to rely on stock-images. I'm using mainly Blender and DAZ where I can quickly throw scenes together and then render them via LuxRender in a somewhat decent quality that strikes as realistic at first glance.
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