Lenovo IdeaCentre Y710 Cube Desktop

Recommended desktops and workstations for architecture

From all the possible options related to hardware in architectural visualization, choosing a desktop is probably the one giving you the best possible performance. By going with a laptop you will have the benefit of working on the go, but performance will have a lower cap. To render your projects with maximum speed, you will […]

Laptops for architectural visualization

Recommended laptops for architectural visualization

What type of computer do you need to work with architectural visualization? For most artists working with Cycles to render images, a desktop is their first choice. They will offer an amazing balance between cost and performance. But, is that possible to work mobile with a laptop and still render scenes for architectural visualization? Inspired […]

monitor for architectural visualization

How to choose a monitor for architectural visualization?

As a follow up in the series of articles about the best options to get hardware for architectural visualization, it is time to talk about monitors. How do you choose your monitors? Do you get the most significant size available or by resolution? Those are all exceptional characteristics of equipment like a monitor, but none […]

Do you need a professional GPU for Cycles?

Every time I have the opportunity to engage someone to migrate to Blender for architectural work, I often have to explain why Cycles won’t benefit from a so-called professional GPU like a Quadro. If you are familiar with the Nvidia lineup of products you know that we have a group of GPUs aimed at the […]