AMD Ryzen 9 CPUs are the new desktop kings

AMD Ryzen 9

AMD Ryzen 9 CPUs are the new desktop kings Intel has pretty much had the computer world to themselves over the last decade or so, but now, and perhaps because of complacency they are being dethroned by AMD, in a very big way. This dethroning is a two way approach, by AMD creating CPUs that […]

Adobe Premiere Pro Workstation Requirements

Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro Workstation Requirements Adobe Premiere Pro is a very popular video editing suite and it has been around for many years, and as such it brings with it legacy code that has not yet been fully re-written to take advantage of what a modern powerhouse Media PC can deliver in terms of performance. […]

Choosing the right SSD for your Media PC

Choosing the right SSD

Choosing the right SSD for your Media PC Choosing the right SSD for your custom Media PC, and more specifically an M.2 NVMe SSD, comes down to one simple compromise: speed or price. All SSDs offer great speed compared to an old spinning hard drive which will max out at around 125MB/s. In fact the […]

Adobe Photoshop Workstation Requirements

Adobe Photoshop Workstation Requirements

Adobe Photoshop Workstation Requirements Adobe Photoshop is an industry standard for image editing in the pre-press graphics world as well as for photographers, has been for many years now. The software has been around for decades now (hard to believe I know) and unlike the more modern Affinity Photo which is a thoroughly modern application, […]

DXO Photolab Workstation Requirements

DXO Photolab Worksation Requirements

DXO Photolab Workstation Requirements DXO Photolab is another excellent RAW image editor, with some truly unique features such as their class leading Prime Noise Reduction that no other application can get any where near, as it turns high ISO images into beautifully clear and smooth. Unlike Capture One however, it is not a thoroughly modern bit […]

Capture One Workstation Requirements

Capture One

Capture One Workstation Requirements Capture One is in my mind, the most professional RAW image editing software available, offering a very slick set of tools for image manipulation and colour correction. It is a thoroughly modern bit of software that has been written to take full advantage of a modern workstation that has a fast processor […]

DaVinci Resolve Workstation Requirements

DaVinci Resolve

DaVinci Resolve Workstation Requirements DaVinci Resolve is the industry standard colour grading software that has since grown into a fully fledged editor for video projects, and is rapidly becoming the very best video editor on the market as it gets better and better with each and every upgrade. It is certainly the editor I use since […]

Intel Core i9 Extreme Series

Intel Core i9 Extreme

Intel Core i9 Extreme Series Intel Core i9 Extreme Processors are made to create, and is powered by up to 18 cores and 36 threads to address the simultaneous, compute-intensive demands of Creators. This is why we use these processors in our MPC700 Workstation. All skus enable system configuration flexibility for specific creator usages with access […]

2019 Apple Mac Pro is the wrong product!

Apple Mac Pro

2019 Apple Mac Pro is the wrong product! I can still remember the Apple WWDC in 2013 where Phil Schiller the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Apple stood up and told us all about the amazing new Mac Pro and how clever Apple where building this incredibly powerful computer in such a small frame work. […]

Switching from Mac to Windows?

Mac to Windows

Switching from Mac to Windows? People are moving away from their beloved Apple Computers to Windows PCs for a multitude of reasons. They are either disillusioned with Apple’s product line, tired of the Apple ecosystem which has been getting increasingly worse over the last few years, need compatibility with NVIDIA Graphics Cards or they are fed up […]