Posted by Gavin Gear on Mar 13, 2013 in Windows Tips | Comments Off
AMD CrossFire is a technology that allows the GPUs from multiple AMD graphics adapters to be used together so that graphics performance can be multiplied on your PC. If you want to push consumer AMD graphics to the limit, you can use up to four AMD 7970 graphics cards together with CrossFire to create an awesomely powerful gaming PC. CrossFire technology allows applications such as DirectX 11...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Mar 5, 2013 in Windows Tips | Comments Off
I have used and blogged about HP’s 8770w 17”-class workstation laptop (see related post). It’s a top of the line mobile workstation that is capable of running the most demanding applications. HP’s workstation PCs share common attributes: Excellent design; powerful capabilities; reliable components, upgradability and serviceability to name a few. HP’s team incorporated these design...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Feb 22, 2013 in Uncategorized, Windows Tips | Comments Off
Anyone that’s into PC gaming knows that display and graphics are core to the gaming experience. Imagine if you could take your 24”-27” 1080p display and quadruple the surface area and pixel count. Now imagine playing your favorite DirectX 11 games on this display. This may sound like fantasy, but it’s not. 4K Ultra-HD TVs and monitors have 2 times the horizontal and vertical resolution...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Feb 15, 2013 in Uncategorized, Windows Tips | Comments Off
In this post I’ll discuss how you can optimize performance, cost, flexibility, and resiliency when building a Windows 8 storage solution. Windows 8 provides two new storage capabilities that enable optimized storage solutions based on these considerations: Storage Spaces and File History. I won’t get into the details of File History in this post, but you can read my complete write-up here. In...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Feb 7, 2013 in Uncategorized, Windows Tips | Comments Off
I’m the kind of person that demands a lot from my tools and equipment. This is certainly true of my Windows PCs, and a great example is my hard-working personal video editing PC. I built this video editing PC (known on my home network as “VIDEO2”) a couple of years ago, and it has served me well. But like any piece of hard-working machinery, this PC was due for a service. With my drives...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Feb 1, 2013 in Uncategorized, Windows Tips | Comments Off
I have been intrigued by the power and flexibility of using Windows PCs for digital cinema post-production. You can read about investigations I have done in my lab here, here, and here. So when an opportunity came up to attend the Sundance Film Festival with the co-founder of RED, I leaped at it!
Empowering Emerging Artists
The Sundance Film Festival is all about the celebration of motion...
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