All this work... for what?? - Upgrading the Video Render Server

  • Published: 10 July 2019
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    We tried to improve our video rendering times significantly with a hardware upgrade, and the results were... interesting.

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Comments • 4 798

  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   3 months back

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    • Ra awesome
      Ra awesome  2 months back

      Though, why didn't you use amd ryzen 3900x?

    • Chris Kopp
      Chris Kopp  3 months back

      go back to funky sunday as intro

    • The Miraculous Bandini
      The Miraculous Bandini  3 months back

      Linus Tech Tips should’ve used 2990WX

    • Zaur Omarow
      Zaur Omarow  3 months back

      U mb should try to turn off hypertrading. since software is capped at certain amount of threads u might benefit from it.

  • Vivek Pathak
    Vivek Pathak  16 hours back

    Thanks for this plugin.
    hopping to get more complete game tutorial videos in flutter using unity soon.

    • SorensenGaming
      SorensenGaming  1 days back

      Yall should do Epyc or Ryzen now that it's out

      • __V666 __
        __V666 __  1 days back

        weri bik serwer

        • Joey Strittmatter
          Joey Strittmatter  1 days back

          Puts the best stuff in a server and I can barely afford the minimum requirements to run my favorite games

          • Steffen Buettner
            Steffen Buettner  2 days back

            ... would have tested this on another machine beforehand but ok

            • Steffen Buettner
              Steffen Buettner  2 days back

              "...those are ten years old...." oh boy...
              Essentially what they had lying around :D

              • Ushio Cheng
                Ushio Cheng  6 days back

                16:59 That smile......... Wooooooosh

                • king Fpv
                  king Fpv  6 days back

                  You don't have the nylon jaw tube clamps? Mechanics joy right there if you got em

                  • connorhu
                    connorhu  1 weeks back

                    Next video should “how to build a render cluster”

                    • Mert Kose
                      Mert Kose  1 weeks back

                      Switch the Renderer "Mercury Playback Engine Software" in some cases render half a time...

                    • Jass Remsel
                      Jass Remsel  1 weeks back

                      3:50 that flip tho🔥🔥🔥🔥🎉

                      • Henry2106
                        Henry2106  1 weeks back

                        Why is Windows not activated?

                        • NHBlackDC5
                          NHBlackDC5  1 weeks back

                          Linus doing Linus things

                          • n/a n/a
                            n/a n/a  2 weeks back

                            Why 2u?

                            • Jacob Aragon
                              Jacob Aragon  2 weeks back

                              Me: linus cant be dumb enough to pour water on a running computer.
                              Linus: hold my A+ cert

                              • tachikoma10101011
                                tachikoma10101011  2 weeks back

                                Linus makes sure his hardware grows big and strong, by making sure it has plenty of water.

                                • Tim Carlsson
                                  Tim Carlsson  2 weeks back

                                  This is may worth to try?

                                  • REZ- Reviews and More!
                                    REZ- Reviews and More!  3 weeks back

                                    I was waiting for when he put the 2080 Ti in the server.

                                    • Evans
                                      Evans  3 weeks back

                                      Linus: Well normally you would drain the loop first
                                      Me: ah shit, here we go again

                                      • Matej Velican
                                        Matej Velican  4 weeks back

                                        And all of that bullshit just to not have the 60fps...

                                        • James Whitehead
                                          James Whitehead  4 weeks back

                                          Are you ever going to add the 2080Ti?

                                          • Tag Wolf
                                            Tag Wolf  4 weeks back

                                            Do a full reinstall next time. I wouldn't trust MS to stay reliable after a full chipset swap. Win 10 would probably suit you better for newer hardware too.

                                            • Za96uzZ
                                              Za96uzZ  4 weeks back

                                              Don't mean to be cruel but re install the O.S. with all applicable patches and ramp up system memory to maximum supported switching off swapfile and then on in separate test rounds. XMP may not work best with swapfile. However as is at least it won't fry! ya i know months after this vid so appologies! perhaps XMP on a small SSD twin RAID stripe with swapfile on that.

                                              • Manuel
                                                Manuel  1 months back

                                                yea, just put the most gorgeous RAMs into a server

                                                • Anchor Bait
                                                  Anchor Bait  1 months back

                                                  Blocks on blocks off

                                                  • Stefan Kittel
                                                    Stefan Kittel  1 months back

                                                    Maybe I didn't get it, but why don't you use 2 (or more) normal servers instead of one monster-server?

                                                    • William Marino
                                                      William Marino  1 months back

                                                      I wonder if you would got better time if you would let the system run in Quad channel memory mode. I had some issues with Quad Channel memory and xmp on x99 5820k but giving the ram more voltage made the issue go away. While minus the 2 hours if fiddle with voltage to the ram phase control

                                                      • Kelly Higgins
                                                        Kelly Higgins  1 months back

                                                        Come on Linus, $59.99 for your stealth hoodie? I like it but not that much. Maybe for $39 I'd budge

                                                        • everope
                                                          everope  1 months back

                                                          Ryzen 9 3950x is gonna beat these at half the power

                                                          • Medlin Masbor
                                                            Medlin Masbor  1 months back

                                                            i cringe a lot when you doing dat tubing..argh

                                                            • Wilson Yu
                                                              Wilson Yu  1 months back

                                                              He broke all the custom water loop no nos...

                                                              • Niels Willemsen
                                                                Niels Willemsen  1 months back

                                                                I USING A a graphiec cards 1080p GEFOROCE 1800 gtw +++ beta whas stright from france companey

                                                                • Hans
                                                                  Hans  1 months back

                                                                  "... so I grabbed an RTX 2080 Ti" So casually xD

                                                                  • HELLAYEAH hella
                                                                    HELLAYEAH hella  1 months back

                                                                    Where is Anthony we need Anthony in this video

                                                                    • sanerix
                                                                      sanerix  1 months back

                                                                      Linus and no redundant processing server? What?

                                                                      • badreality2
                                                                        badreality2  1 months back

                                                                        @18:40. ...I believe he meant "8 core".

                                                                        • Dunc P
                                                                          Dunc P  1 months back

                                                                          Sorry, but it's dumb useless videos like this that make me watch your channel. I love your thought processes and analysis. Especially when you clearly go home, obsess over the problem (at home) and then come back and deep dive again.  👏🏼

                                                                          • WarpRulez
                                                                            WarpRulez  1 months back

                                                                            The tool you are looking for is a funnel. Ever seen one?

                                                                            • Burak Eren
                                                                              Burak Eren  1 months back

                                                                              just put threadripper you cheap boss!

                                                                              • DasMoken
                                                                                DasMoken  1 months back


                                                                                • Newsom Garage
                                                                                  Newsom Garage  1 months back

                                                                                  I'd much rather have a 6950x than a 9900k? Quad channel memory, 40 pcie lanes, and 25mb L3 cache vs. 16mb cache? The 6950x is the better option.

                                                                                  • that Roar nigga
                                                                                    that Roar nigga  1 months back

                                                                                    Thats what she said

                                                                                    • Mark Smith
                                                                                      Mark Smith  1 months back

                                                                                      Linus, I would love to design a positive pressure server room for you, totally extreme no dust ever...

                                                                                    • Robin Storå
                                                                                      Robin Storå  1 months back

                                                                                      The only reason the server is faster is beacause of the RGB

                                                                                      • fabslyrics
                                                                                        fabslyrics  1 months back

                                                                                        nothing else to lose .. just time... hahaha all about hardware tinker try ...

                                                                                        • TekIdiots
                                                                                          TekIdiots  1 months back

                                                                                          RYZEN Threadripper 2990WX 32 Core Build!!!!!!!!!! Thats what we want to see!!!!! Upgrading the Video Render Server Part 2 XD

                                                                                          as Aramis Anasazi said 4 days ago

                                                                                          • black meda
                                                                                            black meda  1 months back

                                                                                            you should sell pc's on your site like this if you would buy one