Computers, Video Editing

Buying the Right Workstation for Video

April 27, 2005

DV Mag By Don Keller April 2005 Understanding PC workstation components is the first step to customize a system for your specific needs. dv breaks down the latest workstation technology for this buyer’s guide. Video professionals have a need for speed and a lot of fast storage. Video editors, motion graphics artists, compositors, and 3D Read More

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Battle of the Boards

April 5, 2005

PC World by Jon L. Jacobi A PC is only as good as its motherboard. Our lab tests of PCI Express models will help you find the right one–whether you’re building a system from scratch or upgrading the machine you’ve got. Techies and PC gamers routinely soup up their systems to maximize performance and appearance. Read More

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Make Your Photos Great!

March 25, 2005

PC Magazine By Ben Z. Gottesman Sometimes it’s our fault that our photos didn’t work out; we didn’t notice distracting, extraneous objects in the image or forgot to ask for a certain pose. Sometimes it’s the camera’s fault; as impressive as many of today’s cameras are, they’re not perfect. And sometimes it’s no one’s fault; Read More

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ASUS P5AD2-E Premium

March 17, 2005

Maximim PC BY GORDON MAH UNG Asus pulls performance out of the ether to trounce the competition Maximum PC readers will find the P5AD2-E Premium strikingly similar to the motherboard we used in last year’s Dream Machine. That’s because it’s pretty much the same board, except this one supports CPUs with a 1066MHz front-side bus. Read More

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Mac vs. PC IV

March 14, 2005

DMN by Charlie White Mac gets beaten again, but it’s a closer race this time Since we last tested an Apple Power Mac G5 nearly a year ago (May, 2004), Apple upgraded the processors inside to 2.5GHz, and added an innovative liquid cooling system to make sure the super-hot chips stay cool. Other than that, Read More

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Dell Precision M70 Mobile Workstation

March 10, 2005

DMN review by Charlie White New notebook is certainly worthy of the titles “Desktop Replacement” and “Workstation” When Dell releases a new Precision Workstation notebook, we stand up and take notice. That’s because in September of 2003 I reviewed a Dell Precision M70 Mobile Workstation and found it to be an outstanding performer. Now, Dell Read More

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Tom's Hardware Six Premium Pentium 4 LGA775 Boards

March 8, 2005

The latest generation of mainboards is more diverse than ever before. In addition to the extremely wide array of now-standard chipset functions, manufacturers like to throw in additional mass storage and network controllers, FireWire components, wireless LAN chips, and high-quality audio solutions. Naturally, not all users take advantage of all of that equipment. The question Read More

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G-RAID 800GB External FireWire 800 Storage

February 18, 2005

DMN Product Review: by Charlie White Fastest FireWire 800 array yet If you’re looking for mammoth amounts of fast storage, here’s a FireWire 800 (1394b) disk that fills the bill nicely. The G-RAID FireWire array by G-Tech, Inc. is a gleaming stainless steel external disk enclosure that’s available in four different sizes, 160GB ($300), 320GB Read More

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Sony, IBM, Toshiba Unveil "Cell" Processor

February 9, 2005

The chip that will power PS3 can top 4 gigahertz. At the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco on Monday, IBM, Sony, and Toshiba jointly unveiled the multicore “Cell” processor, the chip that will power the next generation PlayStation 3 console as well as entertainment products such as HDTVs. Although next to Read More

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CDR-Info review – Asus P5AD2-E Premium

February 7, 2005

There is not much that we can say about Asus that hasn’t already been said. It’s been in the industry for a long time, manufacturing quality-based products. In 2003, Asus sold 5,000,000 motherboards which means one out of every 5 desktop computers was built using an Asus motherboard. For this review, AsusTek has provided us Read More

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