Complete Guide to Building your own PC

Building your own PC is extremely easy, helps you save lots of 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

Cinema 4D, Blender, Octane, Redshift, VRAY or see all in 3D Animation & Rendering

Best Computer for Blender (Workstation & PC-Build Guide)

Best Computer for Blender (Workstation & PC-Build Guide)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Asher Stephenson

Blender is a versatile digital content creation tool that has been used in a variety of high budget and low budget productions.

Video Editing

Premiere Pro, Rendering, Solid State Drive (SSD) or see all in Video Editing

Best Laptop For Video Editing (Updated)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Alex from CGDirector

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 (Updated)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Alex from CGDirector

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

How Much RAM Do You Need For Video Editing

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Alex from CGDirector

Are you thinking about getting a new Video Editing Desktop PC or a Video Editing Laptop or want to upgrade your existing one?

PC Builds

3D-Modeling, Rendering, Cinema 4D, Blender, After Effects or see all in PC Builds

Mac Pro 2019 vs Custom-Built PC – A closer look

Mac Pro 2019 vs Custom-Built PC – A closer look

UPDATED February 22, 2020 by Jerry from CGDirector

The launch of Apple’s Mac Pro in late 2019, ranging from $5000 to 50,000~, set off an endless array of memes, jokes, and online hate.

Hardware

Processor (CPU), Graphics Card (GPU), Memory (RAM), Motherboard or see all in Hardware

Finding The Best NVMe SSDs: Value, Speed, Optane, and more

UPDATED January 23, 2020 by Christopher Harper

Today, we’re going to walk you through everything you need to know about NVMe SSDs.

What is the Best GPU for Video Editing and Rendering?

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Christopher Harper

Buying a new graphics card (GPU) can be tough, especially if you aren’t familiar with all the nitty-gritty tech jargon involved.

The Best External Drives for your needs (Hard-Drive & SSD)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Christopher Harper

What is the best external hard drive for you?

Benchmarks

Cinema 4D, Octane, Redshift, VRAY, NVIDIA or see all in Benchmarks

Cinema 4D Viewport Performance Benchmark & Scores (Updated Results)

Cinema 4D Viewport Performance Benchmark & Scores (Updated Results)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Alex from CGDirector

Our Cinema 4D Viewport Performance Benchmark measures how snappy and smooth your Active Work inside your 3D Software will be.

Laptops

AMD, Intel, Animation or see all in Laptops

ASUS PRO DUO Hands-On & Short Review

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Jerry from CGDirector

I recently got a chance to get up close and personal with one of the most unique laptops out there – the ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo UX581.

Best Laptops For Photo Editing (Updated)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Christopher Harper

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

Best Laptop For Video Editing (Updated)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Alex from CGDirector

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:

Graphic Design

Photoshop, Monitor, Memory (RAM) or see all in Graphic Design

Best PC for Adobe Illustrator & Vector Illustration

Best PC for Adobe Illustrator & Vector Illustration

UPDATED February 16, 2020 by Asher Stephenson

While a workstation for vector graphics might sound niche to some, knowing how to build a PC that caters to your specific workflow can be incredibly helpful.

Photo Editing

Photoshop, PC/Workstation, Laptop or see all in Photo Editing

Best PC for Photo Editing

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Asher Stephenson

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 (Updated)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 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 January 16, 2020 by Alex from CGDirector

Knowing how much RAM or Memory you need for editing your Photos in Photoshop can be quite tricky at times because there are so many factors to keep in mind.

Motion Design

After Effects, Rendering, Processor (CPU) or see all in Motion Design

Best Workstation Computer For After Effects (Updated)

Best Workstation Computer For After Effects (Updated)

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Alex from CGDirector

There are quite some factors to consider when building a new PC that is mainly targeted at After Effects use.

CAD

Rendering, Pc/Workstation, Laptop or see all in CAD

Best Workstation PC / Laptop for CAD, Autocad, Solidworks, Revit, Inventor

UPDATED January 16, 2020 by Alex from CGDirector

What is the best Computer or Laptop for CAD Software such as Autocad, Solidworks, Inventor, Revit or many others?