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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & 3080 Ti Review Roundup

Posted in Articles on 07/22/2021 by Matt Bach

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti are here, touting more performance and higher VRAM on the RTX 3080 Ti compared to the the RTX 3080 - although with a larger price tag to match. But how do these new cards perform in the real world?


William George (Product Development)

State of the CPU

Posted in Blog on 07/21/2021 by William George

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.


Unreal Engine 4.26 - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 07/21/2021 by Kelly Shipman

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti are here, promising higher performance than their non-Ti counterparts - although with a larger price tag to match. The big question is exactly where these fit in Nvidia's crowded product line for Unreal Engine.


Episode 87 - Live Q&A w/ Sara Dietschy

Posted in News on 07/21/2021 by Houston Bennett

Sara creates awesome videos on her YouTube channel featuring tech reviews, deep-dives into her creative process along with other filmmakers, photographers, and artists. She also hosts That Creative Life, a weekly podcast where you will find candid conversations with the best artists and business professionals in the world.


Gabriella Krousaniotakis- NVIDIA RTX A6000 Workstation

Posted in Landing Pages on 07/21/2021 by Oscar Tirado

Gabriella Krousaniotakis is videographer and video editor who has completely immersed herself in learning Virtual Film Production from technical to artistic techniques in order to learn the entire pipeline and workflow. She uses a variety of tools to bring her projects to life. These include Unreal Engine, Quixel, Twinmotion, Autodesk Motionbuilder, Cinema4d as well as a few other motion capture tools. Gabriella takes the lessons she's learned and shares them with her audience over Facebook, Instagram stories and her personal blog.


OctaneRender 2020 - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 07/20/2021 by Kelly Shipman

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & RTX 3080 Ti are here, touting more performance than their non-Ti variants - although with a larger price tag to match. The big question is exactly where these fit in Nvidia's crowded lineup for GPU Rendering.


Redshift - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 07/20/2021 by Kelly Shipman

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & RTX 3080 Ti are here, touting more performance than their non-Ti variants - although with a larger price tag to match. The big question is exactly where these fit in Nvidia's crowded lineup for GPU Rendering.


V-Ray - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 07/20/2021 by Kelly Shipman

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & RTX 3080 Ti are here, touting more performance than their non-Ti variants - although with a larger price tag to match. The big question is exactly where these fit in Nvidia's crowded lineup for GPU Rendering.


Adobe Premiere Pro - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 07/19/2021 by Matt Bach

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti are here, touting more performance and higher VRAM on the RTX 3080 Ti compared to the the RTX 3080 - although with a larger price tag to match. In this article, we will look at how it performs in Premiere Pro compared primarily to the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090.


DaVinci Resolve Studio - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 07/19/2021 by Matt Bach

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti are here, touting more performance and higher VRAM on the RTX 3080 Ti compared to the the RTX 3080 - although with a larger price tag to match. In this article, we will look at how these cards perform in DaVinci Resolve Studio compared to the standard versions of the RTX 3070 and 3080.


Adobe After Effects - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti & 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 07/19/2021 by Matt Bach

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti are here, touting more performance and higher VRAM on the RTX 3080 Ti compared to the the RTX 3080 - although with a larger price tag to match. While After Effects does utilize the GPU for a number of effects, is the higher price worth it?


Unreal Engine 5 - What's new, and is it ready to use.

Posted in Articles on 07/16/2021 by Kelly Shipman

Unreal Engine 5 is the first major release from Epic since Unreal Engine 4 release 7 years ago. We take a look at what is new, and if it is ready for your project.


Dr Donald Kinghorn (Scientific Computing Advisor )

Self Contained Executable Containers Using Enroot Bundles

Posted in HPC Blog on 07/14/2021 by Dr Donald Kinghorn

NVIDIA Enroot has a unique feature that will let you easily create an executable, self-contained, single-file package with a container image AND the runtime to start it up! This allows creation of a container package that will run itself on a system with or without Enroot installed on it! "Enroot Bundles".


Episode 86 - Live Q&A w/ Ben Nelson, Puget Systems Support Manager

Posted in News on 07/09/2021 by Houston Bennett

This week we're joined by our Technical Support Manager, Ben Nelson! We'll be taking and answering questions we gathered from social media and LIVE from the audience! Although our hope is that you will never have to call in to Support for assistance (we hope our machines operate at optimal performance out of the box and for many years without any hiccups) we realize that from time to time, you will need to reach out to us. Whether it is for assistance setting up or troubleshooting an issue with a newly purchased system or working to resolve issues with a system that has seen its share of years, we are more than happy to hear from you.


Windows 11 Is Coming, We Have Outlined Some of the More Exciting Features

Posted in Support Software Guides on 07/09/2021 by Chad Warmenhoven

Microsoft announced Windows 11 at an event on June 24th, this article will cover some of the new features being introduced. A developer version of Windows 11 is currently installed on a VM and we are testing, learning, and taking pictures.


Preparing For Windows 11

Posted in Support Software Guides on 07/09/2021 by Ben Nelson

The announcement of Windows 11 has resulted in many Windows 10 owners wanting to proactively ready their system to upgrade to Windows 11 when it is released. Some of the requirements are still subject to change but there has been enough information made public on how to prepare. This article will provide a short list on how you can prepare your system for the new operating system update later this year.


Windows 11 and the Great TPM Dilemma

Posted in Support Software Guides on 06/25/2021 by Chad Warmenhoven

Microsoft has announced Windows 11 and released a PC Health Check application that will confirm compatibility. With this, numerous users are reporting lack of support but thankfully most of the time it's a rather simple solution.


Episode 85 - Live Q&A w/ Armando Ferreira - Film Maker & Gear Nerd @ Mondobytes, YouTube

Posted in News on 06/25/2021 by Houston Bennett

Joining us this week is Armando Ferreira! Armando creates filmmaking gear reviews, how-to's, and tutorials covering everything you need to know to improve your YouTube video production, on his popular YouTube channel, MondoBytes.


Episode 84 - Live Roundtable Q&A w/ The Labs Lads - RTX 3080 Ti Edition

Posted in News on 06/18/2021 by Houston Bennett

This week we're hosting a round table talk about the recent RTX 3080 Ti launch with our entire Labs Team. We'll be going over performance testing, where it might fit into our product line, and, as always, we'll be taking questions from YOU the audience! At Puget Systems, we do a LOT of testing. We believe that computers should be a pleasure to purchase and own. They should get your work done, and not be a hindrance. To do that, they need to be the right hardware for the job. We take it on as our mission to test and validate the industry's most popular applications, ensuring the software runs properly, and that our hardware is optimized for performance.


Dr Donald Kinghorn (Scientific Computing Advisor )

NVIDIA 3080Ti Compute Performance ML/AI HPC

Posted in HPC Blog on 06/18/2021 by Dr Donald Kinghorn

For computing tasks like Machine Learning and some Scientific computing the RTX3080TI is an alternative to the RTX3090 when the 12GB of GDDR6X is sufficient. (Compared to the 24GB available of the RTX3090). 12GB is in line with former NVIDIA GPUs that were "work horses" for ML/AI like the wonderful 2080Ti.


Unreal Engine 4.26 - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 06/16/2021 by Kelly Shipman

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is here, touting more performance and higher VRAM than the RTX 3080 - although with a larger price tag to match. The big question is exactly where this fits between the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 for Unreal Engine.


Power Automate, Feature Rich and Now Completely Free!

Posted in Support Software Guides on 06/16/2021 by Chad Warmenhoven

This article will guide you through the exceptionally useful 'Power Automate', now available for FREE from Microsoft!


Featured: Case Study with Anton Thallner

Posted in Featured Systems on 06/13/2021

Anton grew up making skateboarding videos in the suburbs of Philadelphia, where he fell in love with visual storytelling and augmenting the world around him using computer software. After studying Film & TV at Boston University, he moved to LA to work in the VFX and Motion Design industries.


OctaneRender 2020 - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 06/11/2021 by Kelly Shipman

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is here, touting more performance and higher VRAM than the RTX 3080 - although with a larger price tag to match. The big question is exactly where this fits between the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 for GPU Rendering.


Redshift - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Performance

Posted in Articles on 06/11/2021 by Kelly Shipman

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is here, touting more performance and higher VRAM than the RTX 3080 - although with a larger price tag to match. The big question is exactly where this fits between the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 for GPU Rendering.