I had to realize that nowadays I spend more time by mesh solving in RC than with rendering in my 3D DCC tools. So I decide to go deeper in hardware opportunities due to RC and build ub my new rig around it.
first I start with the straightforward path that is forced by some of the other tools that I'm using beside RC:
RTX 2070, 64Gb RAM at 14-14-14 on 2400-2600 (depends on cpu, I also read in these forums that ram OC'ing is not the best decision due to RC - thats how I ended up with these low Hz numbers), sata SSD (I read that M.2 Pci option would not bring as much benefit, if even any over sata SSD, separate SSD for catch - please let me know if you see some issue due to this list, I'm opened for changing if it would give me some benefit (the budget is what you see above, so even if a 2080ti would be better, I can not afford it, better to say, I do not wanna afford it :) )
Now the tricky part:
- threadripper 1920x? 2950x? more cores but lower IPC will end up as a benefit vs less core higher IPC or not? Do RealityCapture is well optimized on AMD threadripper CPUs? IF threadripper, than 12 vs 16 cores?
- i9 9800X? benefit of AVX 512? if it's even used by RC?
- i9 9900k? Benefit of highest IPC on the market? Issues with 9900k's high temperatures due to constant long mesh construction? Would the 9800X be much better, cooler due to lingered mesh reconstructions (mostly I work with 250-800 images, it's not rare, that I constantly solving meshes, so basicaly the PC will be under constant load for basicaly non-stop when I'm not speeping - could 9900k handle it with it's temps?)
Or should I wait for ryzen 7nm? Any pre-optimalization for 12/16 core ryzen CPUs? maybe preparations due to it's improving AVX instruction?
Do RC even prefer and use any kind of CPU instructions that could play a major role by choosing the right one?
Thanks so much if anyone with the right experience can answer me, or if a developer could join this thread and bring some light due to these questions.
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