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Nvidia RTX A6000 48GB Review Roundup

Written on February 9, 2021 by Matt Bach

While the launch of NVIDIA and AMD's consumer GPUs have been a major topic recently, NVIDIA is also starting to release the successor to their Quadro RTX line - starting with the RTX A6000. We have looked at how the A6000 performs in a range of professional applications to help you decide whether they are worth using in a new workstation, or as an upgrade in your current system.


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OctaneRender 2020 - NVIDIA RTX A6000 48GB Performance

Written on February 8, 2021 by Kelly Shipman

We finally get to see how NVIDIA's new Ampere workstation cards perform in rendering applications such as OTOY's OctaneRender. We've previously looked at their consumer-grade cards, the new RTX A6000 is the first professional-grade card Nvidia has released.


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Redshift 3.0 - NVIDIA RTX A6000 48GB Performance

Written on February 8, 2021 by Kelly Shipman

We've previously looked at their consumer-grade cards, the new RTX A6000 is the first professional-grade card NVIDIA has released. We finally get to see how Nvidia's new Ampere workstation cards perform in rendering applications such as Maxon's Redshift.


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V-Ray - NVIDIA RTX A6000 48GB Performance

Written on February 8, 2021 by Kelly Shipman

We finally get to see how NVIDIA's new Ampere workstation cards perform in rendering applications such as Chaos Group's V-Ray. We've previously looked at their consumer-grade cards, the new RTX A6000 is the first professional-grade card Nvidia has released.


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Unreal Engine - Nvidia RTX A6000 48GB Performance

Written on February 4, 2021 by Kelly Shipman

GPU performance is a key component of Unreal Engine. Many Virtual Production and ArchViz users require features only found in Nvidia's professional line of video cards. With the release of the new Nvidia RTX A6000, we can finally see what the latest professional hardware can offer.


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Best Workstation PC for Adobe After Effects (Winter 2020)

Written on February 4, 2021 by Matt Bach

After Effects can be a power hungry application, requiring a powerful workstation with plenty of system memory in order to keep you in your creative process. In this post, we will go over a few of our recommendations for the best PC for Adobe After Effects for a range of budgets.


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DaVinci Resolve Studio - NVIDIA RTX A6000 48GB Performance

Written on January 28, 2021 by Matt Bach

While the launch of NVIDIA and AMD's consumer GPUs have been a major topic recently, NVIDIA is also starting to release the successor to their Quadro RTX line - starting with the RTX A6000. In this article, we will look at how it performs in DaVinci Resolve Studio compared to recent NVIDIA Quadro and AMD Radeon Pro GPUs.


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Adobe Premiere Pro - NVIDIA RTX A6000 48GB Performance

Written on January 27, 2021 by Matt Bach

While the launch of NVIDIA and AMD's consumer GPUs have been a major topic recently, NVIDIA is also starting to release the successor to their Quadro RTX line - starting with the RTX A6000. In this article, we will look at how it performs in Premiere Pro compared to recent NVIDIA Quadro and AMD Radeon Pro GPUs.


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Adobe After Effects - NVIDIA RTX A6000 48GB Performance

Written on January 26, 2021 by Matt Bach

While the launch of NVIDIA and AMD's consumer GPUs have been a major topic recently, NVIDIA is also starting to release the successor to their Quadro RTX line - starting with the RTX A6000. In this article, we will look at how it performs in After Effects compared to recent NVIDIA Quadro and AMD Radeon Pro GPUs.


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Adobe Photoshop - NVIDIA RTX A6000 48GB Performance

Written on January 25, 2021 by Matt Bach

While the launch of NVIDIA and AMD's consumer GPUs have been a major topic recently, NVIDIA is also starting to release the successor to their Quadro RTX line - starting with the RTX A6000. In this article, we will look at how it performs in Photoshop compared to recent NVIDIA Quadro and AMD Radeon Pro GPUs.


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AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Review Roundup

Written on January 21, 2021 by Matt Bach

With the launch of the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT, we finally get a look at the top-end GPU from AMD's 6000-series. We have looked at how the Radeon 6900 XT performs in a range of professional applications to help you decide whether they are worth using in a new workstation, or as an upgrade in your current system.


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Unreal Engine - AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Performance

Written on January 19, 2021 by Kelly Shipman

GPU performance is a key component to Unreal Engine, especially for Virtual Production and ArchViz workflows. AMD's newest GPU, the Radeon RX 6900 XT has arrived with 16GB of VRAM. We can finally see how this card performs in professional workflows, both with and without ray tracing.


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Best Workstation PC for RealityCapture (Winter 2020)

Written on January 14, 2021 by William George

What were the best hardware configurations for a RealityCapture photogrammetry workstation as 2020 drew to a close?


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RealityCapture 1.1 - SMT Performance Analysis on AMD Ryzen 5000 Series

Written on January 14, 2021 by William George

In the past we have found that RealityCapture can perform better on high core count processors when SMT is turned off. With the release of AMD's Ryzen 5000 Series processors in late 2020, those became some of the fastest chips available for RealityCapture - and the top-end models in that family sit right on the edge of where we found disabling SMT to be helpful in our older tests. So does turning SMT off help or hinder these new Ryzen CPUs?


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RealityCapture 1.1 - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Multi-GPU Performance

Written on January 14, 2021 by William George

In past testing, we found that RealityCapture benefited somewhat from adding a second video card. Is that still the case with the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series cards, and the recent update to RealityCapture 1.1 Blaze?


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Agisoft Metashape 1.7.0 vs 1.6.5 Performance - Featuring Radeon RX 6900 XT

Written on January 8, 2021 by William George

Agisoft recently released a major update to Metashape, version 1.7.0, after we had wrapped up most of our testing for a GPU performance roundup on the older 1.6.5. We've now tested a few video cards on the new version to see what has changed.


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Revit 2021 - AMD Ryzen 5000 Series CPU Performance

Written on January 8, 2021 by William George

AMD's Ryzen 5000 Series processors have shown stellar performance across a wide range of applications so far, and now we have the opportunity to test them head-to-head against Intel's Core series in Autodesk Revit 2021. 


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Agisoft Metashape 1.6.5 - GeForce RTX 30 Series vs Radeon RX 6000 Series

Written on January 6, 2021 by William George

Now that we finally have performance data for NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and AMD's Radeon RX 6900 XT, it is time for a head-to-head roundup of the GeForce RTX 30 Series and Radeon RX 6000 Series video cards in Agisoft Metashape.


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DaVinci Resolve Studio - AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Performance

Written on January 6, 2021 by Matt Bach

DaVinci Resolve has long been known for how well it utilizes the power of your GPU, with NVIDIA being the top performer for several years. But will this continue with the recently launched Radeon RX 6900 XT, or will AMD be able to take the lead?


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Adobe Premiere Pro - AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Performance

Written on January 5, 2021 by Matt Bach

Adobe has been focusing fairly heavily on GPU performance in the latest versions of Premiere Pro, adding more GPU accelerated effects as well as GPU-based hardware encoding. NVIDIA typically has a strong performance lead over AMD for Premiere Pro, but will this continue with the recently launched AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT 16GB?


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Adobe After Effects - AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Performance

Written on January 4, 2021 by Matt Bach

The number of GPU accelerated effects in After Effects has increased in recent years, but it continues to be an application that is primarily CPU bottlenecked. With the launch of the Radeon 6900 XT, we can get a look at how AMD competes with NVIDIA at the top end of their GPU product line.


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Adobe Photoshop - AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Performance

Written on January 4, 2021 by Matt Bach

With the launch of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB, NVIDIA is finally at the end of their 3 month rolling launch of the GeForce 30 series cards. But while Photoshop does have a number of effects that can utilize the GPU, there generally isn't much of a performance difference between various cards. Will this hold true with the RTX 3060 Ti, or will we see a bit of a performance drop with this lower-end GPU?


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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Review Roundup

Written on December 31, 2020 by Matt Bach

With the launch of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB, NVIDIA is finally at the end of their 3 month rolling launch of the GeForce 30 series cards. We have looked at how the RTX 3060 Ti performs in a range of professional applications to help you decide whether they are worth using in a new workstation, or as an upgrade in your current system.


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GPU Rendering - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Performance

Written on December 31, 2020 by William George

NVIDIA launched the GeForce RTX 30 Series a few months ago, but new models in this family continue to trickle in. Today we are looking at the RTX 3060 Ti 8GB model and how it performs with regard to rendering in OctaneRender, Redshift, and V-Ray.


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DaVinci Resolve Studio - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Performance

Written on December 30, 2020 by Matt Bach

DaVinci Resolve has long been known for how well it utilizes the power of your GPU, with NVIDIA being the top performer for several years. But will this continue with the recently launched GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB, or will AMD be able to take the lead at the mid-range?