Forum discussion tagged with blender.
  1. artistin805

    Question Blender GPU upgrade help

    diving into Blender and my 1st build is showing its age my GPU isn't on the list in Blender GPU render options. Looking to find out what GPU option(s) I can ideally just swap to upgrade.. Thanks for your input help !! PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4 GHz 8-Core...
  2. P

    [SOLVED] Advice on Pr/AE/Blender workstation upgrade

    Premiere editor here looking to upgrade my workstation. My timelines are often 4K with lots of linked AE comps and GPU-accelerated effects such as Lumetri. I'm also a heavy After Effects and Blender user. Performance and render times have gotten increasingly slower as projects get larger and...
  3. Dubkiss

    [SOLVED] How to start in Blender

    Hello After playing few hours in Assetto Corsa i decided to make some car in Blender on youtube i saw tons of videos but every video had more than 1 hours some Quick tips how to learn it or some videos that have less than 1 hour ?
  4. P

    [SOLVED] Suggestions for upgrading my PC ?

    Hi, I couldn't work and play games effectively due to my outdated CPU :disrelieved: I am a Designer and a passionate Gamer. I mostly use multimedia software like Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, 3ds Max. Now i have started learning Game Designing & Animation tools such as Blender, Unity...
  5. khauamx5

    [SOLVED] Can I Use 2 GTX 1650 Super for rendering?

    so... I have a low end xeon that can pushes the gtx 1650 super, but not higher end cards, so instead of buying 1 higher end card I would like to know, if it is possible to use 2 gtx 1650 super for rendering? like both working at the same time? I have seem a few rendering videos where 2 gpus...
  6. Nit Pick

    Question Blender Crashes and prevents itself from opening when Source Filmmaker is launched until I restart my computer

    More details, steps to recreate the problem, and dxdiag here → Blender Developer Bug Report I truly don't know who to ask why it's causing Blender to crash. The link above is what steps I've taken to the best of my ability to fix it. I'm out of ideas.
  7. D

    [SOLVED] NEW GPU needed . Any Suggestions?

    My current GPU is an Nvidia GTX 780 . After 8 years it has begun to malfunction and I need to replace it. My current rig is this : ASUS ROG IV Black edition Intel i-7 4930k 64gb RAM Corsair Seasonic 1050 PSU I run a dual screen setup with my main monitor running a full 1080p and the second one...
  8. N

    [SOLVED] Suggestions on building a pc for many different applications?

    Hi everyone! I hope I chose the right section, I'm looking for suggestions about different components so I thought this would be the right category. So... I need to build a new pc for work that will be used consistently on: Premiere Pro (for video editing and postprocessing in LOG or RAW...
  9. C

    Question Computer freezes completely after prolonged Blender use

    This is a really tough issue I've been trying to figure out for a week or so but can't make any headway. Basically, after a couple of hours straight of working in Blender, my computer will become completely unresponsive. My monitors (some connected to motherboard using integrated graphics, some...
  10. YouKnov

    [SOLVED] keep my ryzen 9 3900x and or wait for ryzen 4000s series

    So I just got the Ryzen 9 3900x* and was wondering if I should return it - which I only have 4 days left for - and wait the 1-2 months for Ryzen 4000s series or keep my stuff. Some info on what I currently need the CPU for in amount ratio 5:2: gaming (everything from Civilization 6 to...
  11. Happiest_Pyro

    [SOLVED] Blender Computer Build

    Hello Everyone I am building a computer and I am wondering if this works? Requirements: -Runs Blender -Runs Minecraft Build: CPU | [AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (12nm) 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor]| $104.99 @ Amazon Motherboard | [MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard]| $124.99 @ Best Buy Memory |...
  12. X

    [SOLVED] Check this Game Dev / Gaming Build

    Hi! I'd like y'all to let me know your opinions on this build I made. I'd use it for game development with programs such as Unity 3D (tasks as lighting rendering which usually takes a lot of time) and Blender (working with pretty complex models), which means multitasking with two monitors...
  13. D_Artagnan8291

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3500 vs 2600.

    Guys I'm looking to get a cpu for primarily 1080p gaming and a little bit of hobby 3d modeling on Blender but mostly gaming. These 2 cpus are in my budget and cost exactly the same. I'm gonna pair them with a gtx 1060 6gb or a rx 580 8gb. The 3500 has 6 core 6 threads at 3.6ghz base and 4.1ghz...
  14. F

    [SOLVED] SSD caching for 2TB drive? Best setup?

    Hi, I just bought a new high end notebook with the following details and usage and need some advice for the best way to set the machine up for maximum performance. CONFIGURATION: Model: XMG Apex 15 Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 3950X RAM: 2x 32GB DDR4-2666 Samsung Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX...
  15. U

    [SOLVED] Is my PSU dying or my GPU?

    I'm facing this problem since November, My pc restarts when i try to export 8k texture out of substance painter, but didn't cause any restart during benchmarks, But now yesterday it restarted during gaming and benchmarks, i ran OCCT with Shader complexcity 1/2/8, it restarted instantly, Also...
  16. MSYF27

    [SOLVED] Some opinions on various options for a build

    What I'm trying to accomplish for this build is primarily for school and it will firmly be still my set-up after I graduate. I am under a creative course ( primarily digital, so 3D animation and video editing). Software wise it vary's on the teacher of the subject on what programs they prefer...
  17. U

    Question Why Pc restarts in certain actions/Load?

    I'm running Rx 590 with thermaltake Smart modu 630W It's been 1year that i upgraded my gpu and psu. I don't thing I ever faced this kind of problem before. When I work with the scene in blender eevee with volumetric tiles size 2px and export 8k maps from substance painter with filter turned on...
  18. D

    [SOLVED] Use system memory as dedicated gpu overhead?

    To start off, I know ddr3/4 runs at a much lower speed than Gddr5. I know that this low speed would result in stutters while in-game. I'm more interested in rendering, or blender to be more specific. My current setup is an i5 3470 (painfully slow in renders), gtx 970 3.5gb vram, 2x2 + 2x4GB...
  19. M

    [SOLVED] Multi-OS question

    Hi guys! I'm considering doing a new build next year (either AMD Threadripper 3 or Intel Cascade Lake X), primarily for Blender. I want to use Linux as my main OS, since Blender performs better on it, but I also plan on running Windows via virtual machine, for any software that doesn't run on...
  20. K

    Question Can I connect my laptop to my desktop?

    I'm trying to get into CGI, and I thing it would be amazing to hard wire my touch screen spectre laptop to my desktop pc, so I could use my tilt pen for my pc, instead of my productivity laptop.
  21. T

    [SOLVED] VFX/3D Modeling build ~£1600

    Approximate Purchase Date: The closer the better Budget Range: Around £1500-1600, would want to spend as little as possible since I'm just starting University, leaving room for improvements in the future System Usage from Most to Least Important: 3D modeling, texturing, rendering/Video...
  22. E

    [SOLVED] Ubuntu Sapphire RX Vega 64 Nitro+ running slow ?

    Not sure where to post this because I couldn't find a SapphireTech Forum and AskUbuntu hasn't been very helpful. After installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I tried installing the AMDGPU-Pro drivers as directed (I included Pal / Legacy & Rocm) the GPU went very silent and the desktop runs smoothly. There...
  23. MeshVoid

    Question Will I benefit from using 1070 and 1080 card simultaneously using CUDA for Cycles (Blender) rendering?

    Hello sexy people! As the GPU market being updated with new models old GPUs become more affordable. Will I get rendering speed increase (or any other benefits) by buying Nvidia 1080 8 gb ram and plucking in into a PC with the following specs: Nvidia 1070 8 gb Vram Motherboard: GA-Z77-DS3H...
  24. C

    Question Which Ryzen Cpu, Gpu should i pick for my low-budget build?

    Hello, Can you help me choose between ; a) ryzen 5 1600, a320 mobo, rx 570 b) ryzen 3 1200, b450, rx 570 c) ryzen 3 1200, a320, rx 580 d)ryzen 3 1200, a320, rx 580 (if i save on smth else) if you have any other ideas on where i can save please suggest it. *The b450 i wanted in order to Overclock...
  25. C

    Question Ryzen 7 1700 Cpu vs amd rx570 Gpu for Rendering | Blender

    Hello. I ve been searching for some time now and cant find whether ryzen 7 1700 will perform better than the rx570 in rendering in most cases the cpu would be overclocked and im not going to buy an overclockable mobo for now...Im asking cuz i might save money buying a smaller gpu(?) cuz i...
  26. Karbonic

    Question Strange Problem Affecting Multiple Programs

    Hi, for the last few days, I've been having an issue that's been affecting multiple programs, for the most part making them not respond or crash on start. The programs in question are: Paint Tool .SAI Blender MalwareBytes Radeon Settings: Host Application Adobe CC Programs (AE, PS) I've tried...
  27. C

    [SOLVED] Which GPU? 1050ti, 1060 3gb, Rx570 or Rx580 for 3D modelling, game development (Blender, Unity) etc., on a budget?

    Hello! Which Gpu should i get for 3d modelling, game development, editing programs etc? if none of the above which would you recommend? -I m not sure which will work better with the cpu i want to get (ryzen5 1600x) -Ive found that Rx series is better for this stuff" -Will some of these...
  28. B

    Question Which one of the following rigs will render faster with four GTX 1070's?

    The rig will be an upgrade for my present rig which is: i7-4790K, Asus Z87-WS, 2x8GB DDR3 2400 RAM, 4 GTX 1070s with AIO coolers. Blender is not scaling 100% as it is supposed to and I was wondering if a CPU with more lanes will fix that. Rig #1 i7-6850K, ASRock X99 OC Formula/3.1, 4x4GB DDR4...
  29. G

    Question Blender, Photoshop, After Effects, Unreal Engine quitting unexpectedly

    Hi, I've recently built a new PC. It works mostly fine, but some programs quit unexpectedly, even without intensive use. My build DXDiag When running Blender on debug mode I get this: Error : EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION Address : 0x00007FF7B6CC8D7E Module : C:\Program...
  30. K

    Pc wont boot

    When I boot up my pc it shows the hp menu then has press esc to go to boot menu and when I do that it goes to a black screen and list all my components and won't do anything else.
  31. J

    Windows keep lagging

    My Lenovo thinkpad t61 keeps lagging and skipping at first ibtaught it was the Ram I removed one of them then the system came back, then later started the same thing started again. I later upgraded the ram but still same problem. Please help . Thank you System Specs CPU Intel Centrino Ram 3gb...
  32. S

    Router with USB to attach hdd.

    I need a router having USB 3.0 in which I can attach my external hdd to stream media over Wi-Fi. Please suggest some routers which have this fuction.
  33. K

    High-pitch / buzzing sound from PC case

    Good day to all. I've been experiencing a wierd issue with my system where I work at. We don't have IT so I have to attend to this issue by myself. I've been hearing a high pitched sound from the PC when I open Google Chrome. (with Explorer there's no issue, and unplugging the ethernet...
  34. TRE IzDOPE

    quick question about adding more fans (specific case and motherboard)

    okay, so im building an Amd Ryzen 1800x system with 16 GB vengence ram, im going to go with the Asus Rog Crosshair hero Vi motherboard, it has a cpu fan header and 3 system fan headers first off, this is my first time building a system that requires more than 3 fans so im pretty much a noob...
  35. SNAR

    Does virus/malware present in other disk partition/HDD survive windows reinstall?

    Hi, If virus/malware is present in other disk partition/HDD other than primary partition (C drive) will it survive C drive format and windows re-installation? Even if higher windows version (say 8.1 to 10) is installed? Also, is it possible for virus/malware in mobile to enter my cloud...
  36. J

    7700k kraken x62

    Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this post. I am reaching out to the community here because I really need some input and I don't personally know anyone who is experienced with overclocking. Just to get it out of the way, may specs are as follows: 7700k Kraken x62 with x4 140mm...
  37. K

    ddr3 1600mhz not working in place of pc3-8500

    hello i have a vaio vpcec35fg that currently has 2x 2gb (=4gb) pc3 8500 (777) ram sticks. i replaced them with 2x 4gb 1600 mhz ddr3 sodimms. the pc boots up but windows gives a Blue screen. similarly trying to run ubuntu pc reboots halfway thru the ubuntu startup process. i have tried...
  38. Nicholasashton6425

    Overclocking with corsair h60

    I have a corsair h60 and a amd fx 6300 together. I overclocked the cpu to 4.13Mhz and getting temps around 37 C with 100% cpu usage is this normal or do I need to set the overclock back.
  39. N

    Asus built-in battery "0% available, plugged in, not charging"

    I'm pretty sure my charger has nothing to do with this. It looks completely fine to me. My ASUS laptop won't turn on unless the charger's plugged in. And when I plug it in, the led light indicator for charging won't light up. It's been maybe for a week now that it's like this. And when I turn...
  40. K

    Can i use a 2.0 headset on a 5.1 or 7.1 soundcard?

    i am looking onto getting a sound card, but im not sure if i need a headset matching the channel of the sound card