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12-Year Old BOXX Saves the Day

Back in 2008, I entered a BOXX contest. At the time, I was using a very old machine (1.4GHz Pentium 4, 768MB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce MX4000 128MB), and was in need of something new. I ended up winning first place—and a brand[...]
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Regarding RAM: Five Tips to Maximize Performance

Even if you know how much total RAM you need for your workflow, you may not be aware that it’s still possible to leave some performance on the table. Whether you’re thinking about adding memory to your existing workstati[...]
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Fitting into a BOXX: An Exercise in Decision-Making

There are a number of things creative professionals should consider when choosing a new workstation. Among the most important is knowing you’re getting your money’s worth, both in the short-term and the long-term. To do [...]
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The Benefits of High-Density Interconnect PCBs

Today’s animators, video editors, and people working in similar areas require highly capable computers in order to do their jobs effectively. It’s for this reason that we highlight new and powerful processing development[...]
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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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Manage that Desktop w/ NVIDIA Quadro View

Whether you’re an engineer, architect, animator, film editor, or other creative pro, we all have a specific way we like to work, which directly influences how our workspace is organized. In fact, when it’s personalized j[...]
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What’s New in Cinema 4D S22 Part III: Animation & Export

Now that we’ve covered UV Unwrapping in the first blog of this series and improved tools in the second blog, let’s take a look at the animation workflow and gITF export improvements in Cinema 4D S22.   ANIMATI[...]
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What’s New in Cinema 4D S22 Part II: A Better Set of Tools

Now that we’ve covered UV Unwrapping in the first blog of this series, let’s take a look at the improved tools in Cinema 4D S22.   Selection Tools The unified selection workflow tremendously accelerates the[...]
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APEXX T4 w/ 3rd Gen AMD RyzenThreadripper: Avid Certified and Other Firsts

Let’s cut to the chase. BOXX is the first and only hardware manufacturer to offer an Avid-certified workstation featuring the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper, the world’s most powerful CPU. As a filmmaker who began his NL[...]
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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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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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Accelerating Data Insights with Intel’s® Deep Learning Boost

These days, keeping up with the times as an organization means leveraging massive amounts of data that’s constantly being collected on a myriad of devices. Broadly speaking, the more data-driven you are, the more opportu[...]
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BOXXer: Jason Pohl

BOXXer Jason Pohl is known by millions of viewers worldwide as the lead designer at Orange County Choppers, the custom motorcycle manufacturer made famous by the long running Discovery Channel series, American Chopp[...]
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Rev it Up & Go with Jason Pohl and Orange County Choppers

On the long running television series American Chopper (currently airing on the Discovery Channel), millions of viewers worldwide have witnessed the triumphs, tribulations, and antics of Paul Teutul, Sr., his sons Paul J[...]
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Common Sense Solutions to Common Inventory Issues

As you grow your small business, inventory management becomes increasingly important. After all, the products you sell are your bread and butter, and you don’t want an empty plate. While some growing pains are to be expe[...]
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BOXXER: Sabour Amirazodi

Creative director and visual effects producer Sabour Amirazodi (Seventh Dream Media, Inc.) is a BOXXER whose projects include a Shanghai theme park experience, visual effects for Netflix features, interactive animation f[...]
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