People often ask me “what kind of equipment do you use to work?”, so this section may not contain much useful information for most people – or might be downright boring. However, if you actually are interested in my stuff, here you go:
As a programmer I do not need too much computing power. However, when it comes to photoshop editing, video editing and a couple of other activities, a decent amount of RAM and CPU power is definitely helpful.
As this is my primary working machine, I need to have constant backups and lots of storage for achiving files.
|Type||Mac Pro (2013)|
|CPU||Intel Xeon 6x 3,5 GHz|
|RAM||64 GB DDR3|
|GPU||2x AMD D300 (2GB)|
|HDD||1 TB SSD
2 TB TimeMachine Backup
Synology DS1812+ (20 TB in RAID 6)
|Screens||2x Dell UP3214Q (3840 x 2160)|
|Mouse||Logitech MX Revolution|
|Headphone||Beyerdynamic DT-770 Pro (250 Ohm)|
|Sound||Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi HD USB|
In terms of software I am using a Mac (running macOS Sierra), but also rely on open source software wherever possible.
As I have been travelling more regularly during the past few years, I had to purchase a more mobile workstation. Ever since switching to a Mac, it was pretty much out of the question to buy a Windows machine, so I went ahead and purchased a MacBook Pro to keep the workflow consistent and the files in sync.
|CPU||Intel Core i5-5257U 2.7 GHz|
|RAM||16 GB DDR3|
|HDD||512 GB SSD
1x 1 TB Intenso HDD (Backup)
|Screen||Retina 13″ @ 2560×1600|