Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

December 2016 – We recently had a chance to review, in a live production environment, the HP Zbook 15 G3 mobile workstation and the HP Zbook 17 G3 mobile workstation. Both of the units featured fifth generation Xeon quad core processors, discrete Nvidia graphics, 15.6” UHD Dreamcolor displays and Windows 10 Pro. The workstations were [...]

 November 2016 – Over the start of the holiday season, we had a chance to test out the new AMD Radeon Pro WX7100 Professional Workstation Graphic Card. The WX7100 represent the marketplaces first single slot 4 x 4K display capable graphics card with 8GB of on board GDDR5 memory. The graphics card uses the WX7100 [...]

July 2016 – At the StudioXperience area at SIGGRAPH HP workstations was showing their Z series computing and display products for the professional content creation space. The start of exhibit area was the DreamColor professional displays, then the desktop workstations and finally the portable workstations which now can have integrated DreamColor displays. HP DreamColor Professional [...]

April 2016 – The scientific computing space and the content creation space relies heavily on engineering workstations. At the Nvidia GTC expo, Lenovo was showing their new series of compute and graphics centric workstations that connect to the central servers and the Nvidia appliances. The expo was showing the new line of portable workstations that [...]

October 2015 – In preparation for the holiday season, HP’s PC division and workstation groups showed off their new line of all-in-one, laptop / convertible devices for consumers and business class & workstation class computers. The binding thread for all the new releases is the ability to create and consume multi-media content. The design theme [...]

October 2015 – As an end of the year refresh and to line up with the Adobe MAX event, Dell rolled out a new line of mobile workstations and an addition to the desktop lineup. The major shift on the mobile workstations is the inclusion of the Intel Sky Lake H processors, support for Thunderbolt [...]

March 17, 2014, at GTC, San Jose, CA—Dan O’Farrell from Dell introduced the Dell Precision Appliance for Wyse virtual workstation. This end-end offering provides a virtual desktop that provides workstation users an alternative to dedicated workstations for graphics-heavy workloads. The virtual workstations use Dell workstation designs from the Precision product line with dedicated GPU pass-through [...]

July 2013 – While the majority of the computing space is focused on content consumption in the form of video, image and audio playback, HP and several other workstation providers are still making optimized systems for the content creation community. Like the scientific & financial communities, this is a specialized field and application that relies [...]

April 2013 – In the content creation world, the transmedia market is now opening up the development to professionals working on projects that are sharing both files and completed content assets. One of these areas of convergent is the gaming and broadcast industry. We had the opportunity to meet with Content Creation Specialty VAR ALT [...]

September 2012, At IDF Supermicro showed of a number of their high performance server and workstation products using the new E5 quad core Xeon processor from Intel. One of the unique aspects of their product line is the motherboards for the servers and workstations are the same. This brings a new level of quality and [...]