June 2020

PC Build: The GPU

ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER I thought long and hard about what kind of GPU I’d want in my PC. There are always trade-offs so I had to make a pro/con list and narrow it down to a few and … more →

PC Build: The SSD

Force Series Gen.4 PCIe MP600 1TB Like I mentioned in my Motherboard blog post, I chose a Motherboard with a connection for PCIe 4.0 SDDs. So I looked for a few 4. Gen SSD’s and the Force Series … more →

PC Build: The RAM

I was thinking some time about how much RAM I should buy and in what configuration. Should I opt for two or four modules of 64GB DDR4 DRAM. In one case I cannot upgrade without buying everything new … more →

A small sign of life

Yeah, I’m still around, it was a strange and stressful time the last two weeks and it came out of nowhere. It will be like this for another two weeks and then I will have two weeks off where I have … more →

PC Build: The CPU

From the get-go it was clear and obvious that I would go with an AMD Chip, several Blender PC Build Guides highlighted the new Ryzen Chips with their multicores. Plus price, they are just cheaper. So … more →

PC Build: The Motherboard

The next step in the PC Build process of my ongoing series is the motherboard. Probably the most important part of any PC. Now I’m a Mac user, I’ve been a Mac user for the last 16 years and it’s been … more →

PC Build: The Case

In my last update, I mentioned the upcoming plan to build my first gaming PC. So I thought this could be an interesting series where I discuss the decision behind all the elements of the PC and why I … more →