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Making a Best Seller Better with Intel 12th Gen

We call it our flagship. It also happens to be our best seller—and with good reason. The APEXX S3 is one terrific workstation, and if you check with the myriad of BOXXers who rely on one (or more) they’re delighted to ex[...]
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What Threadripper PRO Means for Engineers & Product Designers

The new BOXX APEXX Everest is among the first workstation computers on the market to be equipped with the (equally new) AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO processor. So how does that benefit engineers and product designers? Us[...]
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How AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO Boosts Architect Workflows

“The ultimate processor for architects” is how AMD refers to their new Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO. Since BOXX offers this powerful new processor inside the new BOXX APEXX Everest workstation, let’s take a look at what this[...]
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What AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO Means for Post Production

AMD says their new Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO processor is “Built for creating” and we can’t disagree. The power behind our new BOXX APEXX Everest* workstation, this new proc has some impressive benchmark credentials: [...]
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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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New in DaVinci Resolve 18, Part 2: Editing & Color Highlights

In part 2 of our blog series on the new features in DaVinci Resolve 18 from Blackmagic Design, let’s focus on editing and color, where this application has always been highly regarded for being both intuitive and relativ[...]
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Multi User Collaboration Highlights DaVinci Resolve 18

DaVinci Resolve from Blackmagic Design is world renowned for combining editing, color correction, visual effects, motion graphics, and audio all in one application. A who’s who of major films and television series have r[...]
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Autodesk Maya 2022

In a previous companion blog, New Plug-Ins Key to Maya 2022, we discussed just that, so now let’s take a look at all the other new features that will help you up your game as an artist or technical lead. If you liked the[...]
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New Plug-Ins Key to Maya 2022

If you haven’t yet made the leap to Autodesk Maya 2022, you should know that it has a lot to do with plug-ins and the best news is that these will definitely better serve you as an artist or technical lead. There are, of[...]
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Evolution of Resolution - Part II

In part I of the Evolution of Resolution, we discussed CGA, EGA,VGA/SVGA and progressive scan. In part II, we need to get into the whirlwind history of computer graphics, but first, let’s conclude our discussion of resol[...]
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Evolution of Resolution- Part I

BOXX builds workstations and servers purpose-built for your creative applications. As such, we are heavily involved in rendering, as all that is created must also be rendered. Since I arrived at BOXX in 2008, I have witn[...]
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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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Cybersecurity Trends in The Construction Industry For 2022

The construction industry is becoming ever more tech-oriented, and while this boosts efficiency and productivity, it also necessitates a consideration of cybersecurity. Indeed, as construction companies manage larger amo[...]
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Cloud Computing: Public, Private, or Hybrid?

Think back to your elementary school science class and the discussion surrounding the different types of clouds—cirrus, cumulus, and stratus. Now apply that to today’s computer technology, where “cloud” is short for “clo[...]
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Upgrading to Windows 11? You’re Going to Need TPM 2.0

Prior to Microsoft releasing the new Windows 11 operating system (OS), there wasn’t much discussion regarding the Trusted Platform Module (TPM).  TPM 1.2 chips have existed since 2011, but they’ve typically only bee[...]
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Why NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise Matters for AEC

Even prior to the pandemic, advances in technology and cloud computing were making remote collaboration a reality for architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) teams. But in the wake of the lockdowns, the number [...]
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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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