Category Archives: Workstations

HP’s HOT New DreamColor Displays: The Z31x Studio and the Z24x G2

 I recently caught up with HP in New York to look at some hot new product announcements for creative artists and animators users as well as upgrades and enhancements to existing mobile workstation products. One of the most impressive new products was the HP 4K Dreamcolor Z31x Studio display. At the meeting, I was fortunate … Continue reading HP’s HOT New DreamColor Displays: The Z31x Studio and the Z24x G2

Review of the HP Z240: Workstation Power Anyone Can Afford

 When it comes to powerful workstations, very few make them as good as HP, and practically no one makes them better. Therefore, if you are looking for a machine that can take on serious production and post challenges, an HP workstation should be high, if not at the top of your list. If money is … Continue reading Review of the HP Z240: Workstation Power Anyone Can Afford

Leader of the Pack: Review of the HP Z840 Workstation & Z27s Display

 If you work in high-end post production, visual effects, animation, video editing, matte painting, audio recording or any creative field for that matter, you probably have already heard about HP’s top of the line workstation, the Z840, found throughout the industry in leading computer animation studios, color suites, editing facilities, production companies and by creative … Continue reading Leader of the Pack: Review of the HP Z840 Workstation & Z27s Display

HP Reveals Exciting New ZBooks at Their Global Workstations Event in New York

 Last week, after much anticipation, HP rolled out their fleet of new ZBook mobile workstations to an assembled audience of journalists and industry analysts at their Global Workstations Event on the West Side of Manhattan. Aside from this article all about the new machines (and the event), there is a link to a video I … Continue reading HP Reveals Exciting New ZBooks at Their Global Workstations Event in New York

The New HP Z240 Workstation: Power at a Price Everyone Can Afford

 HP is the market leader in workstations, the real workhorses of our industry. Workstations are a class of computer that not only provide higher levels of performance and expandability, but the durability that is necessary with demanding workloads. At the top of HP’s workstation line is the HP Z840, a machine that oozes power and … Continue reading The New HP Z240 Workstation: Power at a Price Everyone Can Afford

Lenovo Unveils Powerful New Mobile Workstations

 Lenovo is getting serious about workstations. Earlier this year, the computer company rebooted their ThinkStation line of workstation towers, two of which I’ve reviewed. The top-of-the-line ThinkStation P900 is a powerhouse of a machine that’s capable of handling the most intense and demanding production challenges. It contains dual Xeons packed with 20 physical cores (that’s … Continue reading Lenovo Unveils Powerful New Mobile Workstations

Review of the Lenovo ThinkStation P900 Workstation

 I expected that Lenovo’s new top of the line ThinkStation P900 was going to be a hot machine when I first heard about it, and when it finally arrived for review, I can’t say I was disappointed. While I don’t always make a video for every product I review, I often do when a new … Continue reading Review of the Lenovo ThinkStation P900 Workstation

HP’s Hot New ZBooks, Virtual Workstation and Displays

 Along with the new year comes news of exciting products from HP which they will be unveiling at CES 2015. On the list are powerful new workstation products as well as innovative displays. In workstations, nobody quite does it like HP and that’s why they’re number one in industrial strength machines with their Z Series … Continue reading HP’s Hot New ZBooks, Virtual Workstation and Displays

Review of the Lenovo ThinkStation P300 Workstation

 With its sights set on the heavy duty workstation market, currently dominated by HP, Lenovo adds to their ThinkStation series of workstations with the new ThinkStation P300 tower, their “entry level” model, aimed at professionals who seek a balance of power and value. Those who might benefit from a machine like the P300 include, students, … Continue reading Review of the Lenovo ThinkStation P300 Workstation