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  1. New Threadripper 2 - Core Speed vs Core Count

    it takes me wonder when you make a simulation how much the data throughput will affect the calculation cycle. i have the feeling the most challenging part will be the correct setup for so many cores. just read today that near all benchmark test could be wrong because there is a bug in nvidia driver that slows down massively when you have 64 threads and up specialy by games. https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=de&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=de&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.golem.de%2Fnews%2F32-kern-cpu-threadripper-2990wx-laeuft-mit-radeons-besser-1808-136016.html&edit-text=&act=url https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=de&sl=de&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.forum-3dcenter.org%2Fvbulletin%2Fshowpost.php%3Fp%3D11769097%26postcount%3D60 2990wx is surly a good cpu but the biggest challenge is the software and the setup. there is also a older article that shows how much the tile size can affect the rendering in blender cycles: https://www.blenderguru.com/articles/4-easy-ways-to-speed-up-cycles (under: 3. Change the Tile Size)
  2. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    Sidefx uses opencl they don't use cuda. Blender has a cuda implementation of cycles. There was a statement some years ago that they don't bind there product to one company.
  3. Multithreading

    The progress from single thread to multithreading is still in progress. Dynamic system and mantra are multitreaded(MT). All Vex / vop's code is MT. Under sops one part has MT other part hasn't. Every node that can be in a compiled block is MT. Hope this helps a bit also what i have heard nodes that have MT will run the task on a single core when the data is to small.
  4. New Threadripper 2 - Core Speed vs Core Count

    I would go with the threadripper 32core. You get nearly the double of performance. it won't help in all function but for rendering and big simulation it can help. Also the license cost is lower when you use houdini engine. If you are a indie NO BRAINER.
  5. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    could be something that exist in 3ds max? example old video:
  6. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    no more drugs! it's a team work and SESI have got a lot of good dev's so no cellar needed there are not many other cool dcc software companies out there.....
  7. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    haha no i mean more like when you know what type of lib's they use example VDB you can expect the new function from these lib's inside your tool.
  8. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    It's for the developers in the studios and for the tools a guideline that all use the same frameworks and lib's. It reduces versioning conflics and developments know what the studio has on there system. And we know whats coming
  9. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    Thats on the roadmap now for 2020 as target. https://www.vfxplatform.com Edit: my wish: a release date and a sneak peek... siggraph is just around the corner.
  10. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    Maybe a LSP implementation could help? With a LSP you can use alot of Editors and get all the benefits of a full featured code editor. https://microsoft.github.io/language-server-protocol/
  11. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    Does it make sense to implement PCL (http://pointclouds.org)? Or is it already implemented in the background?
  12. Houdini stop working

    Update houdini to the newest version. Check the GPU Driver and update it or reinstalling. If that doesnt work sidefx support with the system info: it's when you click "about houdini" under the help menu. https://www.sidefx.com/forum/topic/25347/
  13. Houdini 17 Wishlist

    That means just they dont develop a 100% comparable compositing app like nuke. But they dont have to even 50-60% of the functions are needed to reach >95% of customers. So im sure they will add some new stuff.
  14. Anyone here dabbling in cryptocurrencies?

    I have looked into it over 1 year ago for the techology aspect and didnt invest much time. My resume today: I'm a big idiot. At the moment i invest a bit time into ethereum and soon iota. The best thing would be to go to a meetup for blockchain and co. To meet people and get drunk. If there is something you want to know ask google. i'm not a expert.
  15. Dev Needed for Houdini Exporter for GPU Render

    There are some persons that knows the houdini hdk. Juanjgon makes the Octane and Redshift plugin for houdini: http://forums.odforce.net/profile/12128-juanjgon/ Alex is a HDK expert but i don't know if he it's free: http://forums.odforce.net/profile/3906-stalkerx777/ Vux is a developer ask him: https://www.sidefx.com/profile/vux/ Just as a note i dont know them personaly but maybe it helps. Good luck