HP ZBook x2
HP touts the ZBook x2 as the solution to the creative professional on the go. While the specs back up their claim, the introduction of a detachable tablet as a workstation is a very new idea. Though the ZBook x2 can easily handle video editing work, it has a...
Apple iMac Pro
The Apple iMac Pro comes with pro specs and a pro price. Apple came out swinging with the iMac Pro, offering the most resources in an Apple computer ever, but its price tag is not for the weak-hearted. With an entry price of 5,000 dollars, upgradable to 13,200 dollars,...
G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle T3
The G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle with Thunderbolt 3 is fast, stout, and highly configurable, but it all comes at a price. The Shuttle is the little brother to the Shuttle XL, with the big difference being the number of drive bays. The Shuttle has four bays instead of eight. The...
Philips PPX5110 PicoPix Mobile Projector on desk
While the Philips PPX5110 PicoPix mobile projector isn’t perfect, it still delivers on the all the important fronts, making it a viable option for on-the-go content sharing.Pico projectors, loosely defined as projectors able to project content from devices like smartphone, cameras and tablets and small enough to fit into...
HP Z38c 37.5‑inch Curved Display
If you are looking for a monitor that is both impressive to look at and to use, the HP Z38c is for you. The large 21:9 aspect ratio is perfect for video editing and its 37.5 inch wide curved screen is big without being too big. With a great...
LaCie 2big Dock T3
The LaCie 2Big Dock Thunderbolt 3 has no rivals. It has a unique mixture of large capacity, Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, hardware RAID controller and an SD/Compact Flash/USB breakout. It's amazing it doesn't also replace your kitchen sink. The Thunderbolt 3 connectivity gives you compatibility with Type C systems, like...
Building A Powerful Editing Computer For Under $3K
Software FirstIf you're building a system to run demanding programs like your editing software or a few others titles like After Effects or DaVinci Resolve, it makes sense to start by looking at the system requirements for the software you’ll be using. The hardware I have chosen for this...
Samsung T5
If you’re in search of small, lightweight, fast and durable portable storage, the Samsung T5 is a great choice — if you don’t mind paying a bit more per gigabyte (GB). Available from 250 gigabytes (GB) to two terabytes (TB) and ranging from 130 dollars to 800 dollars, Samsung...
HP ZBook Workstation G4 17inch
We first saw the new ZBook G4 17 inch at NAB 2017. It impressed us so much we gave it our Best Workstation of NAB award that year. The fourth generation Zbook can be built for just about every need. You have many different configurations from the monitor resolution...
BOXX Apexx 4
There are about a million ways to configure an editing system. On top of that, you have the option to build your own, have one custom made, or to buy one off the shelf. Building a system from parts can mean running into compatibility issues and buying a system...

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The best laptops for video editing — 2021

For video editors, finding the perfect portable workstation is like catching a unicorn. It is no easy task to find the perfect balance of performance vs price point.
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