Computers, DIY and System Recommendations

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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Intel Core i9 is coming! We’ll put it in DIY12!

May 31, 2017

Very exciting news out of Intel this past week.  At its Computex event in Taipei, Intel unveiled its new Core X-series of processors. The debut of its latest high-end desktop CPUs wasn’t a surprise after plans were leaked earlier this month, but the series’ flagship model — the 18-core, 36-thread Intel i9-7980XE — still makes Read More

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By Gary,

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And the winner is … Thunderbolt 3!

Intel is finally taking the lead on Thunderbolt development away from Apple and as a result millions of Windows users across the globe are going to benefit. Together with Apple, Intel has limited the reach of Thunderbolt product development by making it extremely difficult to roll out products that meet their stringent guidelines. By finally Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
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Envision a World with Thunderbolt 3 Technology Everywhere

May 25, 2017

Big news for the industry…Intel announces integration effort to universalize Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Intel has a long history of leading the industry in I/O innovation. In the late 1990s, Intel developed USB, which made it easier and faster to connect external devices to computers, consolidating a multitude of existing connectors. Intel continues its I/O innovation Read More

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By Britt,

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Why You Need Thunderbolt 3: Enabling High Performance Workflow

October 10, 2016

After a trip to the IBC conference in Amsterdam Ian Dixon from The Digital Lifestyle discusses how he learned Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 is enabling high performance workflow. Check out this great read! HOW THUNDERBOLT 3 IS ENABLING HIGH PERFORMANCE WORKFLOW AND WHY YOUR NOTEBOOK SHOULD HAVE IT Last week I took trip to the IBC conference Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

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Wintel Virtual Reality: Intel, Microsoft, & The Plan

September 26, 2016

Virtual Reality is at the tip of everyone’s tongue and Seth Colaner did a great write-up for Tom’s Hardware; about some of the efforts from Intel and Microsoft to help capture the market. Seth explains how Intel’s approach to VR, AR, or XR is different than that of Oculus. Seth says: Intel is not going to build and Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

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Intel Promotes Thunderbolt Ports in Next-Gen PCs

August 31, 2016

This article provides a lot of great reasons to love thunderbolt high speed connection. With Intel’s help, we’re hoping the technology goes mainstream, too. Speedy Thunderbolt ports will take off with next-gen PCs, Intel says From CNET Use of the high-speed connector is expected to spread, thanks to Intel piggybacking the technology on mainstream USB. Read More

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By Britt,

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Apple macs might be getting a massive change

August 8, 2014

RedShark by David Shapton Could Apple possibly ditch Intel as its processor chip supplier? What would that mean? And how could it happen? Ever since Apple started to make its own processor chips for iPhones and iPads there has been speculation that, eventually, these components would end up powering Macs. It’s a reasonable thing to Read More

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By Britt,

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Videoguys’ Guide to HP Z Workstations: The Video Editors Best Choice

June 25, 2014

  Videoguys’ Guide to HP Z Workstations: The Video Editors Best Choice The Pros are Moving from Mac to Z When it comes to choosing a workstation that delivers uncompromising performance, there’s simply no contest. Take it from experienced pros like Rob Legato, Jonathan Bird, Devin Super Tramp and the techs at Videoguys.com. Videoguys.com recommends Read More

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By Britt,

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Intel announces “Thunderbolt™ ready” upgrade program for PC motherboards, desktops and workstation computers

November 20, 2013

Intel blogs by Dan Snyder The past year has seen a flurry of Thunderbolt™ related activity.  Already present on every current Apple Mac*, Thunderbolt has continued to grow within PC circles.  And the Thunderbolt ecosystem responded, with over 100 Thunderbolt devices now shipping and available, most certified for both Mac and PC.  Thunderbolt makes new Read More

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By Britt,