Boston Venom 2501-0P

REVIEW: If you want a beast of a machine for modelling and rendering, take a look at this.

Our Verdict

The Boston Venom combines great modelling with exemplary rendering ability and potent storage.

For

  • Ultra-fast solid state disk
  • Nvidia Quadro M4000 graphics card
  • 2 x 2TB SATA drives
  • 2 x Xeon E5-2690 v4 processors
  • Efficient and quiet water-cooling system
  • Incredible performance

Against

  • No free RAM slots for upgrade, but has sufficient memory for now

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The Broadwell generation of microarchitecture finally made it to the mainstream Xeon E5 processor platform at the beginning of the year. Boasting up to 22 cores per socket, it's been unleashing a huge leap in power ever since – and Boston has taken full advantage with the Venom 2501-0P workstation, offering the full range of options in a dual-socket configuration.

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The Verdict
4

out of 10

Boston Venom 2501-0P

The Boston Venom combines great modelling with exemplary rendering ability and potent storage.

James Morris has been writing about technology for two decades, focusing on content creation hardware and software. He was editor of PC Pro magazine for five years.