Number of cores limit

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by Star Peace, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. Star Peace macrumors newbie

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    There is no 32 cores/threads number limit in El Capitan anymore. At least 40 threads working now (dual 10-core Xeon tested).
     
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  3. Star Peace thread starter macrumors newbie

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    All 40 threads works in Blender. For now I switched to Win10 due to problems with multi NV GPU config in El Capitan Beta. I'll wait until autumn for final release of El Capitan. So I can't test Handbrake now, sorry.
     
  4. Ritsuka macrumors 6502a

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    x264, the h.264 encoder used in HandBrake does not scale well to more than 8 threads, so nothing will change in El Capitan. If you want HandBrake to use you gazillion of cores you can run multiple instance of HandBrake and encoded multiple video simultaneously.
     

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