14 11, 2018

Interview with Optimus Chicago

Christopher: What is the core focus of what Optimus does in terms of content creation? Ken Winke: Sure. So first, we call ourselves a post production house. Primarily we do post work for advertising clients, brands, and agencies here in Chicago. So that’s anything from a traditional 30 second TV spot, to something that’s more

24 08, 2018

The Fastest PC for ZBrush, and Fastest PC For Keyshot: Introducing the 32 Core AMD Threadripper 2990WX

If Zbrush and Keyshot are core applications tools to the work you do, then CPU is the deciding factor in performance. ZBrush and Keyshot are multi-threaded apps, meaning generally speaking the more hi-speed cores you have, the faster your jobs will get done. While a dual Xeon configuration can give you a speed advantage with

11 09, 2015

The Fastest SSD – Intel SSD 750 vs. Samsung SM951 vs. SanDisk ioMemory SX350

The Fastest SSD - that's what we're out to determine today by benchmarking three of the fastest SSD products on the market: The Intel 750, Samsung SM951 and SanDisk ioMemory SX350. Generally speaking, nothing can so improve general computer system speed as cost effectively as an SSD (Solid State Drive). It's a key, modern factor

6 08, 2015

Why Media Pros Don’t Have Weekends

Weekends? Does this seem familiar? Maybe it's already become your philosophy. As I'm sure you're aware this is an exceedingly common phenomena in professional media, and many other fields for that matter. I'm not interested in saying one approach is right and one is wrong, and know from experience where working through the weekend