Archive for the ‘Workstation’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by James Morris on November 14, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard, Professional, Reviews, Workstation
The Intel Broadwell-E generation is where the top end of the enthusiast market crosses over into the professional space. MSI’s X99A Workstation motherboard is based on the same consumer-oriented Int... more.
0 CommentsPosted by James Morris on March 14, 2016 under Highlights 2, Motherboard, Workstation
ASRock has really upped its game over the last few years. A decade ago, the company was most successful at the budget end of the market. But that image has long gone. Recently, we looked at a decidedl... more.
9 CommentsPosted by James Morris on January 22, 2016 under Highlights V, Motherboard, Workstation
Motherboards aimed at professional usage have quite different requirements to those aimed at consumer activities like gaming. For a start, whilst gamers are swiftly moving onto the Z170 chipset and In... more.
16 CommentsPosted by James Morris on December 30, 2015 under Component, Graphics, Highlights 2, Workstation
The NVIDIA Quadro M4000 has been out since August, but as the successor to the K4200, it's the flagship mainstream professional graphics card. So we are reviewing it here to show how it compares to it... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 30, 2015 under PC, Workstation
Boxx Technologies, a well-known maker of workstations from the U.S., has introduced its new Apexx 1 mini-ITX workstation that can integrate an Intel Xeon microprocessor with up to 18 cores or a factor... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 30, 2015 under PC, Workstation
Hewlett-Packard has introduced its new-generation entry-level Z-series workstations that use a variety of new technologies, including Intel Corp.’s latest microprocessors. The new machines can run s... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on September 22, 2015 under Highlights 2, PC, Workstation
Scan will be well-known to KitGuru readers for its huge and comprehensive component supply business. But the company has also been building professional workstations for many years. The 3XS range incl... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on September 18, 2015 under Highlights 2, Workstation
Overclockers is a company that will be better known here at KitGuru for its choice selection of enthusiast components and lovingly enhanced gaming systems. But the ability to put together a quality sy... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 12, 2015 under Channel, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, PC, Workstation
Sales of personal computers have been on the decline for several quarters now and the first half of 2015 was particularly bad for the PC supply chain. However, according to Intel Corp. and analysts fr... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on September 2, 2015 under Component, CPU, Graphics, Highlights 2, PC, Workstation
So far in this series, we have made some initial tests and conclusions about the balance between CPU and graphics in a workstation, and then ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 11, 2015 under Notebook, Workstation
It looks like Lenovo is getting serious about portable workstations as its new Thinkpad P50 and P70 laptops come equipped with Intel Xeon processors and 4K panels. In addition to that, the systems are... more.
0 CommentsPosted by James Morris on August 6, 2015 under Component, CPU, Graphics, Highlights 2, PC, Workstation
In the second part of this series, we presented some initial tests to illustrate how CPU and graphics can affect different types of performance in a PC workstation. In this third part, we focus down o... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on May 22, 2015 under Design & Create, Graphics, Highlights, Workstation
From the advent of affordable internet in the 90s to the explosion of broadband services over the past 5 years, content has been getting better and better. From building designers to game developers,... more.
5 CommentsPosted by James Morris on May 22, 2015 under CPU, Graphics, Highlights 2, Workstation
As we explained in our introduction to this series, workstations are considerably more than just powerful PCs. Brute performance may be the basis of a system you intend to use for high-end desktop com... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on March 3, 2015 under Channel, Server, Workstation
Although Gigabyte has more of a name for its internal components than anything else, that doesn't mean it doesn't have a business focus too and with the likes of HP and several of its contemporaries f... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on February 11, 2015 under Graphics, Server, Workstation
On a small scale, many of us have seen nVidia's GRID gaming in action - in the guise of Shield. The principal is simple: Centralise the hardcore processing and provide entertainment to users on (almo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on December 5, 2014 under PC, Workstation
Professional graphics workstations are aimed at creative professionals who are supposed to generate beautiful visuals and inspiring designs. Ironically, virtually all workstations lack any creative to... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on November 7, 2014 under Graphics, Notebook, Workstation
The market of discrete graphics processing units for desktops and laptops has been shrinking for many years now. Integrated graphics solutions from AMD and Intel can satisfy general demands of end-use... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 13, 2014 under Graphics, Workstation
Nvidia Corp. on Tuesday refreshed the lineup of Quadro professional graphics cards. The new graphics boards are based on either Kepler or Maxwell architectures, will offer higher performance than pred... more.
1 CommentsPosted by James Morris on August 7, 2014 under Highlights 2, Workstation
The workstation market is a bit like a parallel universe compared to mainstream desktop computing. But technological developments work both ways. Armari's Magnetar M16E-AW1200-GPU is the first system ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 17, 2014 under Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, Workstation
Toshiba Corp. this week unveiled the industry’s first 15.6” laptop with ultra-high-definition display that has earned Technicolor colour certification. The laptop is designed for both creative pro... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 2, 2014 under Gaming PC, Memory, Server, Workstation
Micron Technology, one of the world’s leading makers of dynamic random access memory, said Wednesday that it had started to produce next-generation DDR4 memory in volume. The company and its partner... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 27, 2014 under Graphics, PC, Workstation
Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday introduced its first professional graphics card based on the code-named “Hawaii” graphics processing unit. The new solution for CAD, CAM, DCC and other professi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Eric Joel on March 25, 2014 under Event, Server, Workstation
One of the biggest releases of 2014 will be the Hollywood extravaganza Jupiter Ascending. With a special effects budget likely to be larger than the GDP of some small countries, you might be wondering... more.
0 CommentsPosted by James Morris on March 8, 2014 under Highlights 2, PC, Workstation
Building on what was good about the M-Cube WS we reviewed recently, YOYOTech has tried to fit even more processing power into an unfeasibly small package with the M-Cube WS2. Where the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 6, 2014 under Graphics, Workstation
In the recent years Advanced Micro Devices has been extraordinary slow with advancements of its professional graphics cards line. To a large degree, this is a result of overall slow progress of discre... more.
0 CommentsPosted by James Morris on February 17, 2014 under Highlights V, Workstation
The 3D graphics workstation is supposed to be big, black and expensive, like the Green Hornet's gadget car. But YOYOTech clearly hasn't read that particular script with the M-Cube WS. The model we wer... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on February 7, 2014 under Camera, CPU, Graphics, Workstation
With companies like Sony struggling badly in the consumer electronics market, it's interesting to see that one area where the CEO does not want to back away from is 4K TVs. As 3D interest cools (await... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 5, 2014 under Network, Security, Server, Workstation
Dell, a leading maker of personal computers, servers and other hardware that is trying to diversify its businesses these days, has quietly formed a research division for the first time in its history.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 31, 2014 under Workstation
AMD partner Sapphire has just announced a new member of its mini-PC family, the metal-encased EDGE DS8. Designed with business professionals in mind, specifically those in the AV sector, the DS8 is sp... more.
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