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RAXX S1G: The Transformer

If you were into Transformers as a kid (or still are), odds are your favorite among the “robots in disguise” was Optimus Prime, who wasn’t just some run-of-the-mill, “self-configuring modular robotic lifeform” but also t[...]
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StorageReview.com Goes Deep on BOXX Cloud and FLEXX

StorageReview.com is an outstanding storage solutions review site staffed by a core group of industry experts. Billed as a “world-leading independent storage authority, providing in-depth news coverage, detailed reviews,[...]
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Threadripper-based BOXX APEXX T-Class Shakes Up the Scene with NVIDIA RTX

In the days of my misspent youth as a club DJ and amateur bartender, I can still recall many regular customers’ go-to cocktails, including the trendy favorites lined up on the bar alongside libations that transcended g[...]
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Threadripper vs. Threadripper PRO: What’s the Difference?

If you read my previous blog discussing the importance of the new AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO 7000 WX-Series processors, you’ll recall that I briefly differentiated it from the also new AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ standa[...]
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Getting What You Pay For: Workstation ROI

Return on Investment, ROI, the ratio between net income and investment. It’s one of the lessons that hopefully stuck with you since that first college or high school business class, or better yet, was instilled in you at[...]
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Restarting Your Business with Computer Hardware Financing

"How do I get my business restarted with no lead time and a CapEx budget depleted from buying laptops for people to use while working from home?" As we navigate the self-quarantine period together, the above is a cons[...]
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Common Customer Questions for BOXX Tech Support … and the answers

If you’re like a lot of folks these days, you’re working from home. But regardless of your work locale, you may have questions surrounding the set up and or operation of your BOXX APEXX workstation or GoBOXX laptop. With[...]
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GPUs and You: Maximizing Performance for Your Workflow

No matter how fast computers become, there are always people out there trying to make them faster. It’s an inherently human trait to figure out how to get more out of less. Efficiency is the name of the game, and when we[...]
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C4D Updates for 2024

“Highly recommended for all C4D users,” by Maxon, Cinema 4D has introduced Cinema 2024 with a host of new upgrades and long story short, there are some great ones in here. Let’s look at some of the most essential upgra[...]
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SOLIDWORKS Certified

For 27 years, BOXX has been designing and manufacturing purpose-built workstations and by purpose-built, we mean systems designed for specific applications and workflows. One of those major applications is SOLIDWORKS. BO[...]
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Autodesk Makes Strides with Inventor 2023

Autodesk has released Inventor 2023, but before we cover what’s new with this widely used manufacturing and product design software, we highly recommend Autodesk’s Inventor 2023: What’s New webinar (April 20 or 21) to ha[...]
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Configuring the Ideal Revit Desk Side Workstation

In continuation from the last blog in this Autodesk Revit series, it’s important to determine which type of workstation is most compatible with architecture students’ needs. There are several things to look for when rese[...]
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Evolution of Resolution - Part II

In part I of the Evolution of Resolution, we discussed CGA, EGA,VGA/SVGA and progressive scan. In part II, we need to get into the whirlwind history of computer graphics, but first, let’s conclude our discussion of resol[...]
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Evolution of Resolution- Part I

BOXX builds workstations and servers purpose-built for your creative applications. As such, we are heavily involved in rendering, as all that is created must also be rendered. Since I arrived at BOXX in 2008, I have witn[...]
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CPU vs. GPU 3: Rendering with a Vengeance

There is a clear trend these days among software vendors to incorporate more and more GPU acceleration into their products. In fact, NVIDIA recently compiled a list of hundreds of software packages spanning over a d[...]
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For GPU Rendering, BOXX Rocks RAXX Stacks

There’s always a bit of lag between the time a revolutionary hardware solution comes out and the time it takes for the software world to adapt. Thankfully, we’re at a point where the hardware—NVIDIA’s latest line of RTX [...]
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BOXX Top Ten Workstation Industry Trends in 2024

The workstation computer remains the primary tool for creators throughout a wide range of industries, most notably media & entertainment (M&E), manufacturing & product design (MPD), and architecture, engineer[...]
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The Economics of Desk Side AI

In a previous blog, we discussed the key advantages of BOXX bringing AI to the desk side, and among those mentioned was financial. Although it was last on the list of advantages, it may very well be the most important. [...]
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Bringing AI to the Desk Side

If you watched or read about NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang’s SIGGRAPH keynote address last week, you’re aware that NVIDIA has upgraded its workstation GPU line with new RTX Ada generation cards that offer tremendous performanc[...]
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Peeling the AI Onion

Whether you’re heavily involved in computer technology or not, artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting your life (and will continue to do so) in ways both big and small. However, daily discussion surrounding the techno[...]
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“Support is the reason I use BOXX.”

As the author of numerous BOXX customer stories, one question I always ask is “Have you ever had to rely on BOXX Technical Support?” If the interviewee responds with “No,” it’s gratifying since that indicates that their [...]
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Digital Engineering Names APEXX S3 Top Performance Winner

The esteemed David Cohn, consultant, tech writer, author, and contributing editor at Digital Engineering (DE247) has been benchmarking workstation computers since 1984. Throughout his tenure at DE247, David has reviewed [...]
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Viva Las Vegas! It Was Good to Be Back

After a long hiatus, BOXX returned to the NAB Show with great results. BOXX is renowned for manufacturing purpose-built, high performance computer workstations. Engineers and product designers want our machines for SO[...]
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IRS Section 179 Means Workstation Savings

With COVID still in play, as well as a number of other factors impacting our economy, it’s completely understandable that creative professionals and enterprise businesses relying on high performance computer hardware are[...]
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