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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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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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 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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PC Build Log 01 — Matt Christensen

March 28, 2018

We get lots of questions from editors and studios about what workstations are best for video editing. You can see our general System Recommendations here. And we’ve compiled a quick look at a 3 part PC Build Log below put together by a video editing pro – thoughtful, thorough and totally DIY. We know many Read More

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By Jim,
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Adobe Premiere Pro Used for 6K Natively-edited Feature Film

March 16, 2018

Enjoy this conversation between film editor Vashi Nedomansy and writer Matthew Jeppsen on the post-production challenges of editing 6K film footage. Nedomansky’s film was featured in Sundance this year – “6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain.” He used a hefty Dell 7910 workstation with some nVidia P6000 parts and Adobe Premiere Pro for editing. All of Read More

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By Jim,

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Building a $1,500 PC For Video Editing

March 7, 2018

If you are considering the DIY approach to building yourself a PC workstation that can handle your modern video editing needs, take a look at the article below. From soup to nuts, this article will help you sort out every piece of the DIY process. It’s a big task, but worth a read even if Read More

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By Jim,

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Building a 4K Video Editing PC for 2018

December 5, 2017

The following article is packed with information that can help you build your own 4K video editing PC, and it can help you navigate what’s important when you are shopping for a pre-built workstation. If you haven’t seen our HP z custom built workstations for video editing, check out our introduction here – you’ll find Read More

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Video Editors in Their Edit Suites

July 24, 2017

Editing suites for any editor can be a variety of things.  Maybe an editing “lab” in their film school, a family-used computer with a demo version editing software or a customized set-up with a combination of different devices and brands.  For anyone interested in knowing about major editing suites, Jonny Elwyn‘s article on his page Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Goodbye to Mac: Making the Switch to a Windows PC

July 11, 2017

Looking for a new computer can be tasking to anyone.  The research and learning about different types of hardware and what resolution the screen is can be a lot for someone in the market.  Some might think it’s better if you’ve got your mind made up, or at least be a preferred user of one Read More

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