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CG Director Author Alex  by Alex   ⋮ 
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Hey and welcome to CGDirector! 🙂 I’m Alex and I started CGDirector all the way back in 2005 with a single goal: Help Creators find the right Hardware Components for their PC.

Over the years I’ve been able to fill many roles: From 3D-Generalist, Animator, Compositor, to Graphic Designer and Video Editor, handling IT resources of big companies to building my own Render-Farms.

Optimizing Computer Hardware that it runs the Software I am using the best it can, is something I’ve never stopped doing and I hope to help as many people as possible with what I learned so far.

CGDirector’s consistently growing Audience consists of Creators in Video Editing, 3D Animation & Rendering, Motion Design, Graphic Design and Photo Editing.

Alex Glawion

Job TitleCGDirector Founder, Publishing Director, Reviewer
Joinedsince day 1 🙂
LinkedInin/alexglawion
Twitter@alexglawion
BIOWhen I am not working on CGDirector, I am a Freelance 3D Artist, Pianist, Filmmaker and Progression-Fantasy enthusiast.
Contactalexglawion@cgdirector.com

 

Jerry James

Job TitleWriter, Reviewer
Joined2019
LinkedInin/jerryjames
Upworkjerryjames
BIOFreelance Technical Content Writer and Strategist.
I’ve been building PCs for the past 15 years and am not stopping anytime soon.
Contactjerryjames@cgdirector.com

 

Asher Stephenson

Job TitleWriter, Reviewer
Joined2019
LinkedInin/m-asher
WebsiteAsherStephenson.com
BIOCommit message critic by day, tech journalist by night. Slightly obsessed with DCC development.
Contactasherstephenson@cgdirector.com

 

Tim White

Job TitleWriter, Reviewer
Joined2020
LinkedInin/timalanwhite
Websitetimwhitewriting.com
BIOTim is a writer, editor, tutor, and small business owner based in Phoenix. He is the assistant editor of The Objective Standard, and also writes about personal finance and gaming on a freelance basis.
Contacttimwhite@cgdirector.com

Christopher Harper

Job TitleWriter, Reviewer
Joined2019
BIOI have been a passionate devotee to technology since the age of 3, and to writing since before he even finished high school.
Contactchristopherharper@cgdirector.com

 

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Thanks!

Alex

Alex from CGDirector - post author

Hi, I'm Alex, a Freelance 3D Generalist, Motion Designer and Compositor.

I've built a multitude of Computers, Workstations and Renderfarms and love to optimize them as much as possible.

Feel free to comment and ask for suggestions on your PC-Build or 3D-related Problem, I'll do my best to help out!

Stephen

Hello Alex,

Do you have any recommendations on computer drawing peripheral for 2|3D artist.

Holger

Hello Alex,

I want to use an Intel i9 with up to four graphics cards.
Is it possible to connect an eGPU (two GTX 1080Ti) to a computer (intel i9 9900k with two GTX TitanX)?

Best regards

Holger

Zoli

Hello, Alex
Please help, i have a plex and i want to render:(?) so i want to use Handbreak softver, but i want a really stong machine. Now it takes almost 2 hours to decode a movie to HD 1080 from bitrate 15 Mbit to 3-4 Mbit.) So I really need a good but strong machine. Could you help me? I’m not good at hardwers…. Thank U. Zoli, from Hungary . ( I think to AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X BOX but i dont know…

Stephen balaban

Hey Alex, do you do partnerships with system builders? We make GPU computers http://lambdalabs.com. Is this something you’ve done in the past / are interested in partnering with? We would love for you to do an honest review of our products!