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Eric Brown (Marketing Manager)

Silence Is A Luxury

Posted in Blog on 06/08/2020 by Eric Brown

Puget Systems' employee, Eric Brown, talks about current events and his message for those trying to make sense of it all right now.


Managing Windows 10 Libraries

Posted in Support Software Guides on 06/08/2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

By default, Microsoft creates your personal folders in your primary local disk (C:) which most people won't mind but if you want to move them to a secondary drive, such as an SSD where other data is stored, you can in a few simple steps.


Arianna Smith (Shipping Technician)

Give Me Liberty

Posted in Blog on 06/08/2020 by Arianna Smith

Puget Systems' employee, Arianna Smith, talks about current events and her message for those trying to make sense of it all right now.


Hyper-V: Creating Virtual Machines

Posted in Support Software Guides on 06/05/2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

Microsoft Windows 10 includes a wide array of useful tools and utilities but one of more powerful tools is Microsoft Hyper-V. Hyper-V allows you to virtualize an operating system and perform testing in a sand-boxed environment. This article will guide you through what it is and how to create your first Virtual Machine(VM).


Premiere Pro 14.2 H.264/H.265 Hardware Encoding Performance

Posted in Articles on 06/04/2020 by Matt Bach

In the 14.2 version of Premiere Pro, Adobe has added support for GPU-based H264/H.265 (HEVC) hardware encoding with both NVIDIA and AMD GPUs. How well does this feature work, and how much faster is it than the previous hardware encoding that utilized Intel Quicksync?


How to Make Use of Our Newest Puget Tools USB (May 2020 and later) From Inside Windows

Posted in Support Software Guides on 06/04/2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

Full breakdown of our Puget Tools USB and all it's features/functions. Full guidance on how to use the tools as well.


Cameran Varner (Production Technician)

It's Right In Front of Your Face

Posted in Blog on 06/04/2020 by Cameran Varner

Puget Systems' employee, Cameran Varner, talks about current events and his message for those trying to make sense of it all right now.


How to Make Use of Our Newest Puget Tools USB (May 2020 and later) From Outside Windows

Posted in Support Software Guides on 06/04/2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

If your system won't boot, a Puget Systems Support Technician may ask that you boot into the Puget Tools USB which provides access to a litany of powerful tools to diagnose your system.


Geno Rosario (Technology Consultant)

Managing Your Child's Internet Usage

Posted in Blog on 06/01/2020 by Geno Rosario

While the entire world has been in quarantine for the last few months, many of us have had to stay home with our kids out of school. For some, that means we’re working as they’re doing school work, or enjoying some of their free time online.


Puget Systems Podcast: Episode 18 - Workflow Wednesday - Jon Bach

Posted in News on 05/27/2020 by Houston Bennett

Today we talk with Puget Systems' President Jon Bach about his programming workflow!


Jon Allman (Support Technician Lead)

My Journey into Gaming on Linux

Posted in Blog on 05/26/2020 by Jon Allman

To the folks that know me, it’s no secret that I’m not a fan of Windows 10. Microsoft has made a number of decisions leading towards gathering more data and controlling the overall user experience. So what happens when I decide to install Linux and Steam for gaming?


Puget Systems Podcast: Episode 17 - Labs Open Office Hour - Kelly and Dr. Don

Posted in News on 05/22/2020 by Houston Bennett

In this week's Labs Office Hour, Puget Systems President Jon Bach takes the reigns as host, fielding questions, and keeping the conversation going with Kelly and Dr. Don talking about the latest GPU developments.


Here We Are Again. Windows 10 Updates Causing More Problems

Posted in Support Software Guides on 05/20/2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

The newest Windows update is significantly impacting performance and reliability. Here’s what is happening and what we recommend.


Puget Systems Podcast: Episode 16 - Workflow Wednesday - Mike Pecci

Posted in News on 05/20/2020 by Houston Bennett

Today we talk with director and host of the In Love With the Process Podcast, Mike Pecci about how he's found success with his podcast and everything that goes into creating the content and distributing it out to the world.


Agisoft Metashape Performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by William George

Intel's new 10th Gen Core processors are out now, with an increased number of cores and very high clock speeds. How do they stack up against AMD's Ryzen chips and other current models for photogrammetry workloads in Agisoft Metashape?


Pix4D Performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by William George

Intel's new 10th Gen Core processors are out now, with an increased number of cores and very high clock speeds. How do they stack up against AMD's Ryzen chips and other current models for photogrammetry workloads in Pix4D?


RealityCapture Performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by William George

Intel's new 10th Gen Core processors are out now, with an increased number of cores and very high clock speeds. How do they stack up against AMD's Ryzen chips and other current models for photogrammetry workloads in RealityCapture?


Cinema 4D CPU Rendering Performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by William George

Intel's new 10th Gen Core processors are out now, with an increased number of cores and very high clock speeds. How do they stack up against AMD's Ryzen chips and other current models in a heavily threaded environment like Cinema 4D's CPU-based rendering?


V-Ray CPU Rendering Performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by William George

Intel's new 10th Gen Core processors are out now, with an increased number of cores and very high clock speeds. How do they stack up against AMD's Ryzen chips and other current models in a heavily threaded environment like V-Ray's CPU-based rendering?


Workstations with Intel 10th Gen Core Processors

Posted in Landing Pages on 05/20/2020 by Eric Brown

Intel launched an update to its Core X series, bringing minor performance improvements along with massive price cuts. Read on for more specs and links to articles about how Core X-10000 CPUs handle many popular applications.


Photoshop CPU performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by Matt Bach

When AMD released their Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs in 2019, they very slightly out-performed Intel's 9th Gen processors. Intel's new 10th Gen lineup should allow them to take back the Photoshop performance crown, but will it be by a noticeable amount, or just a few percent?


Lightroom Classic CPU performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by Matt Bach

Lightroom Classic has a number of interesting performance quirks - chief among them the fact that AMD processors are overwhelming faster than Intel processors for a number of tasks like exporting and generating smart previews. Will this hold true for the new Intel 10th Gen processors, or will we see Intel take over as our go-to recommendation for Lightroom Classic?


After Effects CPU performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by Matt Bach

Intel processors have long been our recommendation for After Effects workstations, although AMD's Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs closed the gap to the point that there was little benefit to using one brand over the other. With the launch of the new Intel 10th Gen desktop processors, however, Intel has the chance to regain the lead for After Effects.


Premiere Pro CPU performance: Intel Core 10th Gen vs AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen

Posted in Articles on 05/20/2020 by Matt Bach

When AMD released their Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs in 2019, they were able to match (or beat) Intel at most price points. Will Intel's new 10th Gen lineup allow them to take back the Premiere Pro performance crown?


Focal Fossa is Here

Posted in Support Software Guides on 05/19/2020 by Ben Bohnen

Focal Fossa is finally here in all of its full release glory! In this article, I will talk about the differences between 18.04 and 20.04, and what new features have added (and in some cases, removed).