DL Cade

DL Cade

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Joined on May 9, 2017

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MSI Creator Z17 laptop review: Stealing Apple's thunder

Is the MSI Creator Z17 the MacBook Pro competitor Windows users were hoping for? In our tests it delivers big performance and offers a few good reasons why you might choose a 12th-Gen Intel laptop over a Mac.

Apple M1 Ultra vs M1 Max: Head-to-head shootout with photo and video editing apps

The M1 Ultra version of Apple's Mac Studio costs a lot more than the M1 Max, but does it really deliver more speed? We compared performance across a number of photo and video editing tests to find out. Spoiler: it depends a lot on what software you use.

Apple Mac Studio review: The Apple desktop we've been waiting for

For years, creatives have been asking Apple to release a mid-range standalone desktop tower that sits somewhere between the entry-level Mac mini and the unattainably expensive Mac Pro. With the Mac Studio, Apple has finally answered the call.

Apple Studio Display review: An excellent monitor at a steep price

Apple's new Studio Display is an extremely color accurate IPS LCD with a bunch of unique features and exceptional build quality. But with a price tag of $1,600, you really have to value those extra features. For Apple, this is a missed opportunity to give the creative community a smaller, more affordable version of the Pro Display XDR.

Asus Studiobook 16 OLED review: ASUS dials in a winner

The Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED is one of the most versatile creator laptops we've tested. This laptop combines top-tier performance and portability with an excellent RGB OLED display and some ingenious design cues that put it a step above the rest.

MSI Creator 17 review: A desktop replacement with a miniLED HDR display

The MSI Creator 17 combines top-of-the-line specs with an excellent 4K miniLED HDR display to produce a true desktop replacement for creators. If you prize power and display quality over portability, this may be the creator laptop for you.

Apple M1 Max MacBook Pro (2021) review: Back with a vengeance

Apple's flagship M1 Max MacBook Pro offers a combination of performance, efficiency, build quality, and screen quality that you cannot find in any PC on the market, full stop.

Dell XPS 17 9710 review: Good performance, excellent design

The new Dell XPS 17 (9710) is a solid laptop with a sleek design language, great build quality, and a color-accurate 17-inch display. But we're not sure Dell has done enough to differentiate it from its little brother, the XPS 15.

Apple M1 Max First Impressions: A MacBook Pro that's actually 'Pro'

As we prepare our full review of Apple's exciting new MacBook Pro, we wanted to share some of our first impressions on the design, usability and, yes, performance of this incredibly impressive laptop.

Building a Photo and Video Editing PC, Part 1: CPU and Motherboard

In part one of our guide to building the ultimate photo and video editing PC, we talk about the beating heart of your PC build: the CPU and Motherboard.