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Rx benchmark shows better CPU but slower rendering results

Question asked by Wojciech Paterski on Sep 25, 2015
Latest reply on Sep 25, 2015 by Wojciech Paterski

Would someone be able to explain my home desktop vs work machine Rx results?

this are my workstation results:

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It's i7-4790k, quadro k5200 and 32gb ddr3.

 

And those are results of my new home desktop:

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I have i7-6700k, gtx 960 and 16gb ddr4.

 

Now I know why graphics is such a big difference - quadro vs gtx.

 

But can't understand why rendering is almost 2times slower. I always tought that rendering in SW PW360 is only based on CPU - and I can clearly see that my cpu is better (not much).

So why is rendering time that much of a difference - does the graphic card help in rendering or not?

 

Also would it make difference that work machine resluts are from SW2014 and home results are from SW2016 (pre-release1) ?

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