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Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid addresses Apple QuickTime for Windows Security Issues

The industry was buzzing over Apples decision to stop supporting Apple Quicktime for Windows because of 2 new security threats. IT organizations have suggested removing Apple Quicktime for Windows from your computer. This can be problematic for video editors. Avid Knowledge Base: QuickTime Support and Security on Windows http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/how_to/QuickTime-Support-and-Security-on-Windows Last Updated : April 26, 2016 Read More

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By Gary, April 28, 2016

Computers, User Stories and Reviews

Lightroom Mac Speed Test with Custom PC

Spoiler alert: the custom PC consistently out-performed the Apple iMac! Videoguys Tech Select HP z Workstations are amazing performance work-horses, customized especially for video and film editing. Check them out here. LIGHTROOM MAC VS PC SPEED TEST | $4K IMAC VS $4K CUSTOM PC PERFORMANCE TEST SLRLounge.com Our studio has grown to a point where Read More

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By Britt, April 27, 2016


Nice Guide on Building a DIY computer for Video Editing

The gang over at Logical Increments did  really nice job on this article including several DIY computer for video editing.  Although their $650 low budget build is a little bit to low end for Videoguys to recommend, it would get the job done for some basic home / family editing with a consumer grade video Read More

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By Gary, April 13, 2016
New Lineup Videoguys Tech Select HP z Workstations

Computers, DIY and System Recommendations, Featured Guides, Guides, Video Editing, Videoguys FAQs

Introducing our new line up of Videoguys Tech Select HP Z workstations

We’ve had tremendous success over the past year with our Videoguys Tech Select HP Z workstations. In anticipation of re-configuring our systems this year, we waited for HP to certify the latest revs of NVIDIA Quadro cards so we could put them in our new builds.  They’re ready!  We’ve put together 5 killer workstations that Read More

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By Gary, March 28, 2016
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Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Optimize Your Workstation for Rendering, Exporting & Encoding

Our old friend Kevin Monahan just put together this most excellent FAQ on the Adobe Communitiy discussion board to optimize your workstation. While this article is Adobe specific, these tips are excellent for any NLE including Avid Media Composer, Grass Valley Edius or Sony Vegas. Great job Kev! Adobe by Kevin Monahan  FAQ: How do I Read More

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By Gary, March 24, 2016
HP supports Windows 10

Computers, Industry News and Press Releases, Storage Solutions

HP Announces Thunderbolt Support on Windows 10

HP has confirmed that they now support Thunderbolt connections and products on their workstations running Windows 10. If you are currently using or wish to use Thunderbolt connected devices (like the Avid Artist | DNxIO) on HP systems, you now have the option of upgrading to Windows 10. Videoguys recommend G-Tech Thunderbolt storage solutions with Read More

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By Britt, March 21, 2016
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4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Video Editing

NVIDIA Quadro M4000 & M5000 Push Workstation GPU Performance

For professional level video editing and content creation work Videoguys recommends NVIDIA Quadro cards. These cards cost a bit more, but they are over engineered to maximize workstation performance and reliability. If you’re building a DIY machine a gaming GPU can deliver the performance you want at a cheaper price, but for workstations we strongly Read More

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By Gary, March 16, 2016
Testing Retina iMac and Final Cut Pro x


Retina iMac and Final Cut Pro X Put to the Test

The new iMac gets tested on a broadcasting job, in this article. With the addition of RAM, it proves to be a great video production workhorse. FCPX and the new Retina iMac: Another real broadcast job, real editing and real deadlines Peter Wiggens on FCP.co I recently took delivery of a new iMac 27-inch with Read More

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By Britt, February 3, 2016

4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Specials and Promotions, Storage Solutions, Video Editing

G-Technology Introduces G-SPEED Shuttle XL Transportable Storage Solutions

Introducing the new G-SPEED Shuttle XL Transportable Storage Solution… It’s not every day that you will hear an 8-drive storage solution promoted as a “transportable storage solution” but if you’re working in multi-stream 4K workflows you know how important it is to have a solution that is sturdy enough to bring from location to studio and Read More

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By Jim, January 8, 2016
How do Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C relate?

Computers, Storage Solutions

Explaining the relationship between Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C

Read on for a much needed sorting out of the marriage of Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C port. This new port should allow for the fastest possible connections while supporting both Thunderbolt and USB! Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C: How do they relate? Just when you thought that Thunderbolt 2 was the latest and greatest, here comes Read More

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By Videoguys, December 15, 2015

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