We’ve taken a look at how much it would cost to match the performance of a top-tier laptop in a desktop. Now, let’s see what kind of desktop we could get for the same price as that laptop. For a bit of a refresher on our last article on this topic, the form factor of … Read more

Over the past year or two, we’ve seen a shift in the work environment. Working at an office just isn’t the standard anymore. While this means more freedom to work where you want, it also means that workers need to be more mobile and flexible. With this in mind, portability has become quite an important … Read more

We recently launched our Hydra XL Workstation, which has the capacity for some crazy specs. It allows for 2 CPUs, 4 GPUs, and up to 2TB RAM. This is considered a step up from our standard Hydra Workstation, but it’s not always the ideal choice for the job. There are some very specific use-cases for … Read more

One of the things we pride ourselves on is that we don’t just sell good computers. Everyone has different needs, even those that use the same programs. Recently we’ve been working with a lot of video editors and animators, and we’ve come across some pretty niche requirements. Our most recent of these clients specialises in … Read more

Dual Xeon

If you haven’t read part 1 of this story, you’re going to want to check it out. Just to catch you up, this is a build for Computational Fluid Dynamics, which can be extremely demanding on the CPU. With our tight deadline in place, we weren’t able to get the level of cooling we were … Read more

PC vs Laptop

Latest Update: 25 August 2021 When it comes to the decision of laptop vs desktop, our preference is always desktop. The desk life isn’t for everyone though. Some people need to move around a lot – maybe they need to visit clients often, maybe their work involves flying between provinces every now and then, and … Read more

Gaming PC

While it’s true that our specialty is high performance workstations for architects, engineers and the like, that doesn’t mean it’s all we ever build. This guy is a Synthwave connoisseur, and naturally he’s been one of the many passengers on CyberPunk 2077’s hype train. If you’re not much of a gamer, Cyberpunk 2077 is the … Read more

Custom PC

Latest Update: 25 August 2021 A custom PC isn’t just a toy for gamers. It’s important that you have the right workstation computer for your needs. While there are many great pre-built computers available, these won’t necessarily suit your specific requirements. At Modena Computers, we have helped many professionals with custom-built systems. This includes internationally-acclaimed … Read more

Latest Update: 25 August 2021 If you’ve ever taken a look at the prebuilt PCs available on the market, you might have noticed something. You can see two computers being sold side-by-side, and they’ll have different generations of CPU. Even if they’re the same generation, they might not be the most current generation. Does Special … Read more

This is the most exciting system we’ve had the chance to put together in a very long time. Computational Fluid Dynamics is a field that requires more CPU cores than the number of syllables in its name. Our client for this build wanted a machine that was up to the task of optimising the aerodynamics … Read more