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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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G-Tech G-RACK12 “Black”: DIY Portable Shared Storage

Get an intimate look at the making of an enclosure and rugged transportation container for the G-RACK12 and switch in the article below. G-Technology’s G-RACK12 NAS (network attached storage) is an ideal s centralized, shared storage solution for small to medium sized post-production studios. See how they worked to make the G-RACK12 transportable: From WD Read More

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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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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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6 Essentials You Need for Your Live Streaming Studio

November 13, 2017

We get asked about live streaming studio setup all of the time and there is an answer for nearly every budget and situation. Epiphan has compiled their 6 essentials in the following article, #5 being a good encoder and video capture cards (also known as video grabbers)! This article is a fantastic reference for anyone Read More

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Game on! AMD Ryzen Threadripper vs Intel Core i9

August 14, 2017

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen this kind of CPU competition in the marketplace – AMD Ryzen Threadripper vs Intel Core i9 is heating up to be the battle of the century. This is going to make a huge impact on DIY video editing & live streaming workstations. For the past 4 or Read More

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By Gary,

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Videoguys DIY 12 – Proposed

May 11, 2017

We’ve been getting a lot of calls lately asking when we are going to update our DIY build. It’s been two years since our DIY11 build and I have to admit, we’ve fallen behind. So last night I’m going through my YouTube feed and I see a link to an interesting video posted by Newegg Read More

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By Gary,

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Logical Increments Updated Guide to Building the Best PC for Video Editing

February 21, 2017

Logical Increments has written a great guide to building a great PC for video editing. How to Build the Best PC for Video Editing   Work with video editing, visual effects, and animation requires a high-performing PC to keep things running smoothly and avoid wasting precious time waiting for projects to render and encode. That’s Read More

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Hackintosh Method: Recommendations and suggested parts lists for building a Hackintosh

February 14, 2017

Dan Benjamin  is a podcaster and software writer, with 20 years of experience. He has written this method with recommendations and parts for building your own computer. Hackintosh Method Straight-forward recommendations and suggested parts lists for building a Hackintosh capable of running macOS Sierra 10.12 (and Windows 10, Linux, etc.). Sections Jump to the section you’re most Read More

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Videoguys DIY Live II: Wirecast Gear Edition for Setting Up a Live Production Studio

December 21, 2016

Our Videoguys’ techs have set-up a live production studio with the Telestream Wirecast Gear Earlier this year we brought you the first Videoguys’ DIY LIVE Guide: NewTek TriCaster Mini. In the past 6 months we have upgraded our bandwidth, the lighting and some other aspects of the studio to create great live videos to YouTube and Read More

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