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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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Remote Work Realities for 3D Content Firms and Studios

Everyone wants to talk about work-from-home. There are probably even more bloggers who want to write about it. (Trust me on that point based simply upon the amount of query emails I receive).  Due to the lockdowns, [...]
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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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The Good, Better, Best of Ansys Hardware

ANSYS, a major player in the world of engineering simulation, features an impressive portfolio of engineering simulation software, enabling users to solve complex design challenges. But in order to optimize its features,[...]
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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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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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How to Protect Your Work as a Digital Artist

by Conrad Sturdy | Cooltechzone  The issue of protecting the works of digital artists is acute all over the world, because due to their easy accessibility, images are the most susceptible to copyright infrin[...]
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Keeping It Real: VR and AR

When virtual reality arrived on the scene, the first application mentioned, and subsequently hyped, was gaming. Of course, that’s not the least bit uncommon when new advances in digital imagery debut. Technology goes whe[...]
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GTC 21: Digital Twins

With NVIDIA GTC 21 well in the rearview mirror, let’s review one of the key topics to emerge from it. Discussions on the future of AI took up a lot of space as usual, but there was another intriguing development as well.[...]
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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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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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