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Chaddix Malchow
Multiprocessing and Memory
on Oct 14, 2011 at 2:50:29 am

So I just installed 8gb of RAM into my system, making it 12 now. I have the skulltrail board with 2 xeon quads in it. Before i got the new RAM it said all 8 were installed and working with AE to help render/export. Now with it installed it's saying it only has 4 cpu's available. I went into device manager and saw that i have all 8 up and running. Ideas?

12gb Ram
win 7 64bit
intel skulltrail mobo
geforce gtx 570

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Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
Re: Multiprocessing and Memory
on Oct 14, 2011 at 6:53:34 am

With 8 gb of RAM there was no possible way AE was using all the processing cores. What you are seeing now, 4 cores for 12 GB should be about right. At a minimum of 2Gb per core plus ram for other apps and background processes you should be able to use 4 cores for multiprocessing in AE.

Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
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