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We Were Already There

Unprecedented times. Tired of hearing that 24/7 online, on television, in conversation, or reading it in print? Yeah, me too. It’s become so cliché that it should be assigned an acronym like UPT. Who knows? It probabl[...]
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Figuring Out FLEXX

So you’re an enterprise business interested in remote access, streamlining your creative teams, accelerating their workflows, enabling better team collaboration, and all that good stuff. By now, you have (hopefully) hear[...]
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AMD Reaches the Summit with Ryzen 5000

First came the AMD Ryzen Threadripper, the high performance CPU which signaled that AMD, amid a sea of Intel processors, was ready to be taken seriously again—especially by post production professionals working in media [...]
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Intel 10th Gen: What’s in it For Me?

With Intel 10th Generation processors now featured inside our ultra-light GoBOXX SLM laptop, multicore, mega-tasking APEXX X-class workstations, and our best-selling flagship workstation, the APEXX S3, you may be asking [...]
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Restarting Your Business with Computer Hardware Financing

"How do I get my business restarted with no lead time and a CapEx budget depleted from buying laptops for people to use while working from home?" As we navigate the self-quarantine period together, the above is a cons[...]
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Common Customer Questions for BOXX Tech Support … and the answers

If you’re like a lot of folks these days, you’re working from home. But regardless of your work locale, you may have questions surrounding the set up and or operation of your BOXX APEXX workstation or GoBOXX laptop. With[...]
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GPUs and You: Maximizing Performance for Your Workflow

No matter how fast computers become, there are always people out there trying to make them faster. It’s an inherently human trait to figure out how to get more out of less. Efficiency is the name of the game, and when we[...]
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Testing V-Ray GPU Rendering with NVIDIA NVLink

As GPU technology has advanced over the years, GPU rendering has become more advanced and popular due to its speed advantage over CPUs in visual rendering. In addition, a GPU rendering workstation is much more flexible a[...]
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Physically Based: Unity’s New High Def Render Pipeline Template

Unity recently unveiled their new High Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP) template which introduces beginners to multi-room lighting setups, physically based lighting intensities, and a whole lot more. As part of the proc[...]
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BOXXer and American Chopper Designer Jason Pohl Named SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design Champion

Inside OCC w/ APEXX 1 and renderPRO stack, 2016. Jason Pohl, the industrial designer well known to BOXXers, as well as fans of the long running television series, American Chopper, is taking on a new role as[...]
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Autodesk Introduces 3ds Max 2021.3

Autodesk’s 3ds Max 2021.3 is a welcome application update loaded with features designed to improve modeling efficiency and your creative output. It’s also available right now as a standalone subscription or with the Auto[...]
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Dynamo for Revit 2.6 Empowers Users

As you probably know by now, Dynamo for Revit 2.6 is automatically installed in Autodesk Revit 2021.1 as an internal add-in. So how is it making life better for AEC professionals?  From the outset, the focus of the [...]
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CPU vs. GPU 3: Rendering with a Vengeance

There is a clear trend these days among software vendors to incorporate more and more GPU acceleration into their products. In fact, NVIDIA recently compiled a list of hundreds of software packages spanning over a d[...]
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For GPU Rendering, BOXX Rocks RAXX Stacks

There’s always a bit of lag between the time a revolutionary hardware solution comes out and the time it takes for the software world to adapt. Thankfully, we’re at a point where the hardware—NVIDIA’s latest line of RTX [...]
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CPU vs GPU 2: Render Harder

It’s been quite a while since we discussed this topic.1 This time I wanted to try something a little different. Let’s start with a simple question: what causes faster render times? The answer, essentially, is to solve [...]
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Corona Renderer Got Another Update

Corona’s renderer is well known for its ease of use, speed, and flexibility, and the company has kept those vital elements in mind as they update their beloved product to version 3. Some of the new features and improveme[...]
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4 Steps to Getting the Help You Need With Sales, Marketing and So Much More

Looking to boost marketing or sales? And are you looking at your schedule and wondering how you will ever find the time to do so? Why not take a note from other busy small business owners and consider outsourcing those e[...]
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Resources For Working From Home

The novel coronavirus has us all planted firmly at home, and those of us that can work remotely have been doing so for months now. If this has been your first experience working from home, you likely already see there ar[...]
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How to Launch Your Creative Business from Home

With the world at a standstill due to the COVID-19 crisis and countless creatives out of work, many people who have never considered starting a business are turning their eyes to entrepreneurship. Whether you’re interest[...]
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How to Use Your Computer to Fight the Coronavirus

We’re living in very strange times—but it’s not all bad news. Thanks to advancements in technology, the average person is better prepared to help solve the world’s biggest problems than ever before. Enter Folding@home[...]
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IRS Section 179 Means Workstation Savings

With COVID still in play, as well as a number of other factors impacting our economy, it’s completely understandable that creative professionals and enterprise businesses relying on high performance computer hardware are[...]
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GTC 2020 Part II: Race to the Cure with AI

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang’s GTC 2020 keynote address generated major excitement for anyone who relies on its technology. The address was divided into four segments (each available on YouTube) and our first blog on the addr[...]
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NVIDIA GTC 2020 Part I

To say that NVIDIA business is booming would be an understatement. With two months still left in 2020, the company has enjoyed over six million CUDA downloads which have generated 1,800 new applications and enabled 6,500[...]
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Great News for Rebooting Your Business

There are a number of reasons you choose a premium product like BOXX. First and foremost, it’s because you demand a computer system purpose-built for your specific software applications and workflow. The benefits of a cu[...]
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