Computers, User Stories and Reviews

Is a New iMac Pro Worth the Investment?

August 8, 2018

The reviewer in the following article thinks the iMac Pro is worth it…calling them workhorses that meet high performance tests. If you have the budget, it looks like these are powerful video editing workstations. Take a look at the tests and all the details in this review: From RedSharkNews.com …The iMac Pro came out ahead Read More

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By Jim,

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Here come the New HP Z2 Workstations

Below is an article from nycppnew.com about HP’s new line of Z2 entry-level workstations. These new workstations deliver powerful cost-optimized performance without sacrificing graphics power, expandability or security. The new workstations include the HP Z2 Mini, the HP Z2 Tower and HP Z2 Small Form Factor as well as the HP EliteDesk 800 Workstation Edition. Read More

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By Christine,

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MSI X299 SLI PLUS Product Spotlight

July 6, 2018

For more than 15 years we have been building Videoguys DIY non-linear editing machines. Our goal has always been to build a powerful machine at an affordable price. If you’ve been a fan of the Videoguys DIY articles you may be disappointed that we have not released a new machine in quite a few years. Read More

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By Christine,

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Should You Move from Apple Mac to PCs?

June 27, 2018

The following expert is from a lengthy article that goes over compelling reasons for Mac users to move to a PC and explores the ins and outs of moving and versus staying. If you are on the fence about your own video editing workstation needs, this is definitely worth a read! Click through to read Read More

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By Jim,

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5 THINGS: Building a Hackintosh for Avid, Premiere & FCPX

June 25, 2018

For all of you do-it-yourself-er’s out there, here’s one for you. It’s a great article for building yourself a Hackintosh, and it’s also a great reference for editors or live production professionals looking to upgrade their workstations and want to know what’s current and recommended. If you have live production, streaming needs, or 4k + Read More

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By Jim,

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Apple 2020 : A roadmap for Professional Content Creators?

June 14, 2018

There’s been a major shift in Apple this year. This article reposted from RedShark News attempts to parse the changes and what it will mean for content creators –  Mac users, VFX and 3D creators and more. From RedSharkNews Apple’s commitment to professionals was impressively underscored at NAB18 with the reveal of ProRes RAW and Read More

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By Jim,

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Samsung 360 Round / Stereoscopic Livestream in 360 VR

June 5, 2018

Genius takes a look in 3D and 2D at Samsung’s 360 Round VR camera. You’ll enjoy an upclose tour of this impressive 17-lens camera. Check it out. From Genius Channel NABShow 2018 with Samsung 360 Round / Stereoscopic Livestream in 360 VR Much like a traditional live television production, a control room will be available Read More

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By Jim,

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Apple iMac Pro Delivers Pro Specs for Video Editing

May 18, 2018

If you are scoping out computers powerful enough for your video editing needs, you’ll want to take a look at this article reposted from Videomaker. It’s packed full of useful information. Even you aren’t interested in an iMac, you’ll gain some useful info on what works and what doesn’t in choosing a new workstation. Take Read More

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By Jim,

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Understanding GPU acceleration: CUDA vs. OpenCL vs. OpenGL

May 10, 2018

Are you troubleshooting what’s slowing your workstation down? This article will help. Are you putting together an editing workstation? Read this article. Speed is on every editor’s mind, so find out why you should care about CUDA, OpenCL and OpenGL in this article reposted from Videomaker.com. From Videomaker.com What is CUDA? What about OpenCL and Read More

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By Jim,

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Picking the best Laptop for Gaming and Video Editing

April 24, 2018

Here is a great article from Laptopmag.com, this article is helpful for anyone looking for a computer that can both run PC games on their highest settings in 4k and also edit in 4k. This article will help you with what specs you should be looking out for when buying a new laptop. From what Read More

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By Christine,