Video Editing PCs and laptops

A range of powerful video editing PCs and laptops designed to get you editing, grading and delivering projects with confidence. We support the creative industries by matching passion with passion. Your vision to our vision. Our aim: To allow digital artists to work at the speed of thought.

Quadro Graphics for Video Editing

Graphics horsepower is an essential component of a well-balanced NLE system. GPU accelerated software allows editors, colourists and VFX artists to access massive performance gains with real-time image processing and intuitive playback, and, on export, offer significantly reduced render times and increased image quality. This guide explains all of the choices available to you and recommends the optimum configuration for your workflow.

Graphics for Video Editing

CPUs for Video Editing Workstations

The CPU or processor has a significant effect on the performance of your video workstation. It’s the engine of the NLE system, not only governing rendering times but also responsiveness. Cores and clock speed are important performance indicators, with an underpowered CPU making complex projects at high resolutions an impossibility. This guide explains which CPU will give optimum performance for your workflow.

CPUs for Video Editing

Choosing a Video Workstation

Scan 3XS produces a huge range of workstations at a variety of price points, each optimised for different applications and workloads. This guide explains what sort of workstation you’ll need for optimum efficiency, enabling editors and colourists to be more productive.

Pro Video Workstations

Storage for your Pro Video PC

Resolutions at 4K and beyond, raw data and high bitrate mezzanine codecs require ever-increasing amounts of storage space and bandwidth to transfer media to the NLE system. This guide walks you through the optimum storage configuration for your workstation, the connectivity options available and the pros and cons of the two common types of storage device used in video editing PCs

Storage Drives for Video PCs

Video I/O Guide

In its simplest form, Video I/O allows your PC or laptop to directly ingest (IN) and monitor or stream (OUT) high quality video signals. As a multi-function tool, Video I/O is indispensable in a broad range of Production and Post environments. Available in PCI-E or external form factor this guide explains its various uses in the industry and which devise is suitable for your requirements.

Peripherals for Video Editing PCs

Professional digital creatives utilise graphics tablets, control surfaces and dedicated keyboards to interact with their system. Seamlessly bridging the gap between user, software and hardware and with fewer mouse clicks and ergonomic controls at your fingertips, these peripherals allow fast, intuitive control of the software landscape. This guide explains the choice of HIDs (Human Interface Devices) available to digital content creators for a more productive, streamlined user experience.

The Right Monitor for Video Editing

A high quality monitor is essential for professional video production. It is the only means we have to accurately judge colour critical projects. Consider connecting more than one monitor to your workstation as this can boost productivity by as much as 50%. This guide explains the pros and cons of different monitor types for digital creatives.

Pro Video Monitors

Rigorously Tested

3XS Evolve NLE workstations are professionally assembled in our state of the art factory in Bolton and burn tested for 24 hours before shipping. All our systems are protected by a three year warranty with the first year providing onsite cover. All three years of the warranty include both parts and labour, so if your system does develop a fault we'll repair or replace it free of charge.

Pro Video Workstation Rental

Award-winning Scan 3XS Pro Video workstations are also available for rental. You can completely configure the workstations you want to rent, enabling you to expand processing power when you need it for special projects. A Video Editing PC can be rented on a monthly basis for up to a year and are backed by our 7 day technical support for added peace of mind.

Peace of Mind

Scan 3XS NLE workstations are professionally assembled in our state of the art factory in Bolton and are protected by a three year warranty with the first year providing onsite cover. All three years of the warranty include both parts and labour, so if your PC does develop a fault we'll repair or replace it free of charge.

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