View Full Version : What do they do with their old render farm....
06-20-2003, 11:39 AM
Does anyone have any idea what those big studios do with their old render farm or even their old work station after getting a new one? Do they throw them away, sell them cheap or just keep them for memories :shrug:
06-20-2003, 12:37 PM
I heard that they sometimes modify some of the machines, so that they can be used as a workstation... (if possible).
06-20-2003, 12:41 PM
It'd be cool if they donated them or something, but I have no idea...:shrug:
06-20-2003, 01:44 PM
That would be even cooler if they sell them to us here in CGtalk for cheap price....I'll go for it :beer:
06-20-2003, 05:06 PM
in a render farm every processor can crunch something, so i dont see why they wouldnt just incorporate them.............why get rid of 10 thz of processing power just because you got a new 100 thz farm..........(we were talking about the big companys remember!) i know i for one would put the old processors to work too ;)
as for the rest of the parts.....................ummmmm, well ive seen some very fashionable circuit board jewelery in some stores
01-15-2006, 11:00 AM
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