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  • matt-withoutaplan

    Part 2 – The Man Without a Plan

    The next step in Matt's journey to build his first PC...

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  • matt the n00b

    Part 1: A n00b In Need

    For 6 long years I’ve sat here helping to shift boxes of things I don’t really understand. Don’t get me wrong, I know DDR5 memory is an improvement on DDR3 and that Intel’s Core i7 processor is a step up from their Core i5, but I don’t really know why. (Apparently, “cos it’s 2 more“ isn’t a sufficient answer!) So to try and expand my limited knowledge, and to keep me busy for the next few weeks, I’m going to roll up my shirt sleeves, do a bit of research and build a desktop PC from scratch.

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  • Alex Amelines

    Building the ultimate video editing PC: Part 2

    In the second of our posts looking at building the ultimate video editing PC, animation designer Alex Amelines provides additional advice on choosing the best component for building the ultimate video editing PC. This post looks at the best software to use, and discusses how […]

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  • st3

    Building the ultimate video editing PC: Part One

    If you’ve been reading our blog recently, you’d have seen that we’ve just put together a guide to making the ultimate photo editing PC. Not wanting those of you who prefer moving images to feel left out, we’ve got a guide to building a video […]

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  • richard_peters_alligator

    Building the perfect photo editing PC: part 3

    If you’ve already read part one and part two of these posts, you’ll know that professional wildlife photographer Richard Peters has been sharing his knowledge on the components you need in a photo editing PC. In his final post for us, Richard looks at monitors, […]

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  • summit-pano-1

    Building the perfect photo editing PC: part two

    In the second of our posts on building a great PC for editing photos, professional wildlife photographer Richard Peters discusses memory, video cards and storage options. If you have any questions on Richard’s recommendations, or just need some buying advice, get in touch with us.  […]

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  • New York Rockefeller pano

    Building the perfect photo editing PC: part one

    With so many of the readers of our blog keen photographers, we wanted to provide some help and advice on how to create the perfect machine for editing photos. Rather than doing it ourselves, professional wildlife photographer Richard Peters has very kindly written a blog […]

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