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:

Video Editing SEE All

Premiere Pro, Rendering, Solid State Drive (SSD)

After Effects vs. Premiere Pro – Which is the better Tool for your Purpose?

UPDATED October 15, 2021 by Alex Glawion

I am a Motion Designer and Video Editor (in addition to some other things I do) and hop in and out of After Effects and Premiere Pro multiple times throughout a typical workday.

Best Workstation PC for DaVinci Resolve Studio [2022 Guide]

UPDATED January 4, 2022 by Alex Glawion

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

Best Laptop For Video Editing [2022 Guide]

UPDATED January 4, 2022 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:

PC Builds SEE All

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

Why Are Computer Parts So Expensive (Right Now)?

Why Are Computer Parts So Expensive (Right Now)?

UPDATED December 30, 2021 by Christopher Harper

Why are computer parts so expensive right now?

Hardware SEE All

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

Are Founders Edition GPUs Any Good?

UPDATED January 13, 2022 by Christopher Harper

Are Founders Edition GPUs any good?

Types of SSDs (List & Explanation)

UPDATED January 12, 2022 by Christopher Harper

SSDs are all the fuss on the storage market, but there are actually different types of SSDs that perform at different tiers of speed.

How Many SSDs Can You Have?

UPDATED January 11, 2022 by Christopher Harper

How many SSDs can you have?

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 November 8, 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

Guide To Laptop Cooling Pads – Do They Really Work?

UPDATED October 30, 2021 by Christopher Harper

Do laptop cooling pads really work as advertised?

Best External GPU (eGPU) Enclosures

UPDATED September 27, 2021 by Alex Glawion

Looking for a way to beef up the struggling GPU in your laptop?

Best Laptops For Blender

UPDATED November 9, 2021 by Alex Glawion

A laptop for Blender?

Graphic Design SEE All

Photoshop, Monitor, Memory (RAM)

Adobe Illustrator System Requirements (And PC Recommendations)

Adobe Illustrator System Requirements (And PC Recommendations)

UPDATED October 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 [2022 Guide]

UPDATED January 4, 2022 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 [2022 Guide]

UPDATED January 4, 2022 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 January 7, 2022 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 October 5, 2021 by Jerry James

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

The AMD Threadripper 3990X Review for Content Creators

UPDATED October 5, 2021 by Jerry James

AMD’s Threadripper lineup launch, featuring overwhelming 24 and 32-core CPUs, left a trail of dizzy Intel HEDT and even enterprise-class Xeon processors in its wake.

Motion Design SEE All

After Effects, Rendering, Processor (CPU)

After Effects vs. Premiere Pro – Which is the better Tool for your Purpose?

After Effects vs. Premiere Pro – Which is the better Tool for your Purpose?

UPDATED October 15, 2021 by Alex Glawion

I am a Motion Designer and Video Editor (in addition to some other things I do) and hop in and out of After Effects and Premiere Pro multiple times throughout a typical workday.

CAD SEE All

Rendering, Pc/Workstation, Laptop

Best Laptops for Engineering Students (2022 Guide)

UPDATED January 4, 2022 by Alex Glawion

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

Best PC / Workstation for Autodesk Revit [Updated Guide]

UPDATED January 7, 2022 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 [2022 Guide]

UPDATED January 4, 2022 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 [2022 Guide]

Best Gaming Desks for your needs [2022 Guide]

UPDATED January 4, 2022 by Alex Glawion

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