If you can dream it, you can build it in 3ds Max®, the 3D software for modeling, animation, and rendering that allows you to create massive worlds in games and stunning scenes for design visualization.

BOXX 3ds performance specialists will help you configure a workstation specifically for your 3ds workflow. Need a system for 3ds and Unity development, we have just the workstation for you. Using Revit with 3ds? We'll get you setup with the workstation that will maximize your time.

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3ds Max can demand different workstations dependent on your workflow. BOXX 3ds performance specialists will frequently ask what other software are you using in addition to 3ds Max and how much time do you spend rendering in order to custom configure the best system BOXX can provide for your specific tasks day after day. Other companies will throw as much computer as they can at you, which can still lead to bottlenecks in your workflow.

Of course, selecting a BOXX workstation that will maximize your 3ds workflow is critical. BOXX 3ds solutions demanding a high frequency CPU feature safely overclocked Intel® Core™ i7 processors. For BOXX 3ds solutions demanding high aggregate frequencies, we can configure your system with Intel® XEON® processors to accommodate those demanding processes as well. All systems can be loaded with solid state storage solutions to maximize your I/O throughput to get those large models loaded quickly. No more loading a large model and then going out to get coffee while your workstation grinds away on large data files.

At BOXX, we believe in understanding precisely what you are doing, and then building the best system to match your workflow demands. We also back up that understanding of your workflow with a support team that can troubleshoot your software as well as the optimized hardware that you get from BOXX.

3D Modeling

This is a single-threaded task within 3ds Max. Unlike rendering, which is highly multi-threaded, the process of building up your meshes, extruding polygons and manipulating vertices only uses one CPU core. If you primarily use 3ds Max for modeling, then don’t waste money on a dual CPU workstation with dozens of CPU cores – because those extra CPU cores won’t help you. A single CPU 3ds workstation will work much better for your 3D modeling needs.

A 3D modeling workstation with a high frequency CPU will benefit your 3D modeling workflow. The safely overclocked BOXX APEXX 2 3ds workstation is a great choice for this type of workflow.

Suggested Systems

Unlike 3D modeling and animation tasks, rendering your 3D assets is a highly multi-threaded process. The more CPU cores you have in your system, the better.

Offload Your Rendering! Rendering is a computationally intense task that should be offloaded. The purpose of a 3D workstation is to work and remain productive. Productivity comes to a halt when you tie up your 3ds workstation with rendering final frame animation sequences. BOXX offers unique, dedicated desk-side rendering solutions like the renderPRO as well as a complete turnkey render farm. If you rely on GPU rendering our APEXX 4 supports up to 4 full size GPUs and the APEXX 5 supports up to 5 GPUs.

Suggested Systems

3D animation has many similarities to a 3D modeling centric workflow. They are both single-threaded tasks. Multiple CPU cores will be of little help if this is your primary task.

We call these types of tasks frequency bound because performance is tied to the frequency of the CPU. 3ds computers with higher CPU clock speeds perform better at these tasks. Single socket APEXX 2 and APEXX 4 3ds workstations are great choices for this workflow.

Suggested Systems

in the USA

At BOXX, we’re engineers and creative professionals too. In fact, we rely on SolidWorks, 3Ds Max, and other applications every day. Our chassis are designed by BOXX engineers and proudly manufactured in the USA, but they aren’t built for sending emails or gaming. They’re crafted out of aircraft quality aluminum and steel strengthening components. That means maximum airflow and cool, quiet operation—even with the most demanding hardware configurations.

Tech Support

At BOXX, we understand that you need to be back working just as soon as possible when something goes wrong. That's why YOUR productivity is always our top priority. Our in-house technical support operatives will attempt to recreate any issues you have in an effort to reproduce even the most obscure problem. We'll even overnight parts when necessary during your premium warranty period.


The BOXX Workflow

Keep working while you render! BOXX offers unique hardware packages specifically designed to reduce the bottlenecks that plague professional software applications. By offloading your rendering, simulation, or other multi-threaded tasks, creativity never has to be put on hold by your hardware. That's the philosophy behind The BOXX Workflow.



We understand that it's important to know where your money goes when purchasing a premium workstation. BOXX offers services and solutions that go far beyond what you'll find at Dell, HP, or Apple.