Samsung has promptly addressed concerns from owners of their 990 Pro SSDs with a firmware update that halts any abnormal degradation. We discuss this fix, our plan here at Puget Systems to take care of our customers, and how you can update the firmware on your Samsung SSD.
3rd Party Repair Recommendations
We often get asked how to find a good place to get a system repaired, and I wanted to outline a couple of tips on how to make sure you aren’t being taken advantage of: First, Google Reviews Are a Godsend When searching for a local repair shop, this is always the first place I
Update on Samsung SSD Reliability
We have been very public about how reliable Samsung SSDs have been in the past, so we wanted to explain why we are now moving part of our line to Sabrent.
Unreal Engine 5.1 Update: Ready for Virtual Production?
Introduction The initial release of Unreal Engine 5.0 was aimed at game developers. Features such as Nanite, Lumen, MetaSounds and World Partition improve the look and performance of games. However, some of these features did not support in-camera VFX (ICVFX), and other virtual production specific features from 4.27 were not brought over to 5.0. Well,
What Happened to High End Desktop (HEDT) Processors?
For several years, both AMD and Intel have offered five general categories of CPUs: Mobile, Consumer Desktop, High-End Desktop, Server, and Workstation. Something strange has been happening to the middle segment, though: HEDT processors are disappearing!
Hardware Popularity in Puget Systems Workstations
A quick look at what hardware components have been popular in workstations we have sold here at Puget Systems over the last six months.
Hardware Trends of 2021
A look back at the trends we’ve seen in hardware sales here at Puget Systems over the last year.
How to Buy a Workstation with NVLink
NVLink is a proprietary NVIDIA interconnect for high-speed communication between video cards. If you are considering NVLink for your next Puget Systems workstation, this post will help you decide if it is right for you and show you how to get it.
State of the CPU
Earlier this year I wrote about AMD’s comeback, as their processors were being included in more than half of the workstations we sold. It has been a few months now, marked by a lot of hardware shortages in this industry, so I wanted to revisit the situation and look at some additional metrics regarding CPU sales here at Puget Systems.
Building a Personal Cloud Gaming Server
If you talk to any of my friends, they will tell you to not get me started talking about virtualization. I have done everything I can to virtualize every computer function in my home. Everything from my home automation, web server, media server, to the game servers I host for myself and friends.