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    Thread: Motherboard for 4x GTX 690?
Post: RE: Motherboard for 4x GTX 690?

FWIW, I managed to get an Asrock Z87 OC Formula for testing, and it booted up fine with four GTX 690 cards - much easier, in fact, than Intel P4304 ever was. Now to find a case... Chenbro RM41300G is ...
Barmaglot Hardware 1 9,077 05-08-2014, 01:47 PM
    Thread: Motherboard for 4x GTX 690?
Post: Motherboard for 4x GTX 690?

I'm looking to expand a render farm that uses Octane Render on a bunch of NVidia GPUs. Right now, the most cost effective card for our workload is the GTX 690, and our most efficient render node is an...
Barmaglot Hardware 1 9,077 04-29-2014, 02:02 PM
    Thread: 8x GTX780 problem
Post: RE: 8x GTX780 problem

Negative, booting with UEFI made no difference. If I used the onboard VGA as primary output but without the driver installed (using Windows built-in Standard VGA Graphics Adapter driver), all eight ca...
Barmaglot Hardware 11 47,535 11-22-2013, 11:48 AM
    Thread: 8x GTX780 problem
Post: RE: 8x GTX780 problem

Huh - now that you mention it, I was using BIOS booting rather than UEFI, which might have something to do with it. Also, I was informed yesterday that a Linux version of the Maya plugin has just been...
Barmaglot Hardware 11 47,535 11-06-2013, 08:28 AM
    Thread: 8x GTX780 problem
Post: RE: 8x GTX780 problem

That's interesting... management here is already talking about getting another such chassis, maybe we ought to try sourcing an FT72 rather than an FT77 - CPUs and RAM don't really matter, all we need ...
Barmaglot Hardware 11 47,535 11-05-2013, 05:00 PM
    Thread: 8x GTX780 problem
Post: RE: 8x GTX780 problem

epixoip Wrote: (11-05-2013, 02:14 AM) -- ah ok, that makes sense :) well it looks like octane render runs on linux. any reason you have to use windows? -- The standalone engine does, but the plugin...
Barmaglot Hardware 11 47,535 11-05-2013, 07:00 AM
    Thread: 8x GTX780 problem
Post: RE: 8x GTX780 problem

epixoip Wrote: (11-04-2013, 11:28 AM) -- Running them with eight AMD cards, yes. Eight Nvidia cards, not so much. Not with Windows anyway. I don't know of anyone who has gotten eight Nvidia GPUs to w...
Barmaglot Hardware 11 47,535 11-04-2013, 07:19 PM
    Thread: 8x GTX780 problem
Post: 8x GTX780 problem

Tyan FT77A-B7059 chassis, two Xeon E5-2603 CPUs, 4x8GB RDIMMs, 8x EVGA GeForce GTX780 cards. BIOS is set to 64-bit resources, onboard VGA disabled, VT disabled, VT-d disabled, MMIOH size set to 128G, ...
Barmaglot Hardware 11 47,535 11-03-2013, 10:27 PM