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

20 07, 2015

Best GPU for Octane?

   July 20, 2015Best GPU for Octane? Really?The GTX 980 Ti is an outstanding pro media graphics performer and the latest Maxwell iteration for NVIDIA, and with one qualification is the best GPU for Octane, V-ray and most GPU-accelerated workflows for that matter. To quote Anandtech's Ryan Smith from his review:Bringing this video card

21 01, 2015

How to Buy a Workstation

At long last, you are clear it's time for a new workstation, or, that it's time the whole team got new workstations. You’re dreaming of what life might be like rendering in minutes not hours. Or even, that you might cross over into the magical realm known as Real Time Rendering. Imagine real time rendering