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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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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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VFX Artist Saves Time Projection Mapping with 3ds Max

If you’ve seen Game of Thrones, Godzilla vs. Kong, or DC movies (Aquaman, Batman vs. Superman, Justice League), or Marvel pictures like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spiderman: Far From Home, , you’ve witnessed the [...]
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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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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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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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Why NVIDIA Omniverse™ Enterprise Matters for Animation and VFX Workflows

Even prior to the pandemic, advances in technology and cloud computing were making remote collaboration a reality for animation and VFX teams. But in the wake of the lockdowns, the number of remote creators has quickly i[...]
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Why Hands-On Skills Are Critical in Cybersecurity Education

In the comprehensive development of digital technologies in all spheres of human life, the issue of cybersecurity remains relevant. According to research, cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion by the end of 2021, an[...]
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Should My Organization Use VDI or Remote Workstations? Part 2

In the first part of this blog, we covered the basic differences between virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and remote workstations, as well as some of the key considerations in choosing one over the other.  In th[...]
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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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