Unreal Engine 5.1 new features

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!

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.