Complete Guide to Building your own PC

Building your own PC isn't just easy, it also helps you save money and teaches you some of the inner workings of how a PC functions. We've put together a 4-Step Guide to finding and assembling the perfect Computer for yourself:

3D Animation & Rendering SEE All

Cinema 4D, Blender, Octane, Redshift, VRAY

Best Normal Map Generators – Our 6 Favorite Tools

Best Normal Map Generators – Our 6 Favorite Tools

UPDATED September 17, 2021 by Alex Glawion

If you’re new to the 3D world, you might’ve heard the words “Normal Map” or any other assortment of wonderful maps with wacky names being thrown around.

Video Editing SEE All

Premiere Pro, Rendering, Solid State Drive (SSD)

Best Workstation PC for DaVinci Resolve Studio [2021 Guide]

UPDATED September 2, 2021 by Alex Glawion

DaVinci Resolve is a powerful video editing package in a unique market position.

Best Laptop For Video Editing [2021 Guide]

UPDATED April 15, 2021 by Alex Glawion

A short overview for those of you who just want some quick suggestions – These are our top picks for the Best Laptops for Video Editing:

Best Computer for Video Editing [2021 Guide]

UPDATED September 11, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Video Editing is one of the most popular things you can do on a Computer or Workstation.

PC Builds SEE All

3D-Modeling, Rendering, Cinema 4D, Blender,After Effects

Workstation vs Gaming PC – What’s the Difference and Which One Do You Need?

Workstation vs Gaming PC – What’s the Difference and Which One Do You Need?

UPDATED September 2, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Have you ever wondered what makes one computer a ‘Workstation’ and another, a ‘Gaming’ PC?

Hardware SEE All

Processor (CPU), Graphics Card (GPU), Memory (RAM), Motherboard

CPU Base Clocks vs Boost Clocks – What are they and what are the differences?

UPDATED September 22, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Gone are the days when CPUs had fixed clock speeds, and comparing different models from various manufacturers was as easy as ranking them by their frequency.

When Should You Upgrade Your CPU?

UPDATED September 14, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Are you due for a CPU upgrade?

Single Rank vs Dual Rank RAM: Differences & Performance Impact

UPDATED September 10, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Many small but distinct RAM specifications can add up to a significant boost in performance.

Benchmarks SEE All

Cinema 4D, Octane, Redshift, VRAY, NVIDIA

Insydium X-Particles Benchmark Results & CPU Performance compared

Insydium X-Particles Benchmark Results & CPU Performance compared

UPDATED September 2, 2021 by Alex Glawion

X-Particles is becoming more popular by the day and we are seeing a lot of requests from readers looking to build a PC for X-Particle Workloads.

Laptops SEE All

AMD, Intel, Animation

Best Laptops For Blender

UPDATED September 2, 2021 by Alex Glawion

A laptop for Blender?

Best Laptops for 3D Modeling and Rendering [Updated Guide]

UPDATED September 2, 2021 by Alex Glawion

3D work on a laptop… It feels a bit wrong, doesn’t it?

Best Laptops for Engineering Students (2021 Guide)

UPDATED August 3, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Being an engineering student in college can be quite an undertaking.

Graphic Design SEE All

Photoshop, Monitor, Memory (RAM)

Adobe Illustrator System Requirements (And PC Recommendations)

Adobe Illustrator System Requirements (And PC Recommendations)

UPDATED February 4, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Whether you’re a professional graphics designer working in Adobe Illustrator or a new talent that’s picking up the industry-standard program, it’s crucial to figure out Adobe Illustrator’s system requirements, first, to know what it’ll take to perform smoothly.

Photo Editing SEE All

Photoshop, PC/Workstation, Laptop

Best Computer for Photo Editing [2021 Guide]

UPDATED April 15, 2021 by Alex Glawion

While photo-editing software has become incredibly portable, it’s hard to deny the value of a proper workstation for professional work.

Best Laptops For Photo Editing [2021 Guide]

UPDATED April 16, 2021 by Christopher Harper

Today, we’re going to teach you all you need to know to buy the best laptop for photo editing.

How Much RAM Do You Need For Photoshop

UPDATED September 9, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Knowing how much RAM (System Memory) you need for working in Photoshop can be quite tricky at times because there are so many factors to keep in mind.

Reviews SEE All

Processor (CPU), Graphics Card (GPU), Memory (RAM), Motherboard

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Review for Content Creators – Goodbye Competition

UPDATED August 3, 2021 by Jerry James

AMD released its newest range of Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs on October 8th.

AMD Radeon Pro W5500 Review & Benchmarks – An Excellent Entry to Workstation Graphics

UPDATED April 15, 2021 by Jerry James

The Radeon Pro W5500 is one of the latest additions to AMD’s workstation graphics lineup.

Motion Design SEE All

After Effects, Rendering, Processor (CPU)

How to Export an MP4 from After Effects (4 possible Ways)

How to Export an MP4 from After Effects (4 possible Ways)

UPDATED September 11, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Exporting an MP4 from After Effects directly seems to be more difficult than it should be.

CAD SEE All

Rendering, Pc/Workstation, Laptop

Best Laptops for Engineering Students (2021 Guide)

UPDATED August 3, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Being an engineering student in college can be quite an undertaking.

Best PC / Workstation for Autodesk Revit [Updated Guide]

UPDATED August 3, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Revit is a powerful building information modeling (BIM) software that allows users to design buildings and their components in 3D, detail them in 2D and 3D, and access building information from the model’s database.

Best Workstation PC for ArchiCAD [2021 Guide]

UPDATED April 15, 2021 by Alex Glawion

ArchiCAD is a Building information modeling (BIM) CAD package developed by Graphisoft and used by students and professionals worldwide for architectural design and engineering, as well as architectural 3D modeling.

Gaming SEE All

Processor (CPU), Graphics Card (GPU), Memory (RAM), Motherboard

Best Gaming Desks for your needs [2021 Guide]

Best Gaming Desks for your needs [2021 Guide]

UPDATED August 14, 2021 by Alex Glawion

An excellent gaming desk is crucial for both your health and your gaming performance.