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First Look Review: Canvas 9 Professional Edition-Multifaceted Design Illustration   1 Mar, 2005

Article By : Ron LaFon

There's much to be said for an all-in-one approach, and Canvas 9 says it well.More>>

Punch Up Your CAD Power-New Athlon, Pentium Systems Pay Off with Performance   1 Mar, 2005

Article By : Ron LaFon

Cadalyst Labs looks at the latest and greatest workstations for CAD.More>>

AEC From the Ground Up--Software Strategy: CAD Options for AEC   1 Feb, 2005

Article By : H. Edward Goldberg, AIA

A range of affordable AEC products are well-suited to residential and light commercial design.More>>

First Look: ATI FIREGL V7100   1 Feb, 2005

Article By : Ron LaFon

The ATI FIREGL V7100 is the most powerful offering in ATI's Visualization series of PCI Express graphics cards, but its performance places it in the midrange of workstation graphics cards. Announced in June 2004, V7100 cards just recently became available.More>>

First Look: @XI 4000+ MTOWER 64-SLI   1 Feb, 2005

Article By : Ron LaFon

We Recently Needed to test two new PCI Express graphics cards, the Quadro FX 4400 from NVIDIA and the ATI FireGL V7100, so @Xi Computer sent us a prototype of its Xi 4000+ MTower 64-SLI system to use. The Xi 4000+ MTower 64-SLI is a dual PCI Express SLI-capable system. By changing the orientation...More>>

First Look: NVIDIA QUADRO FX 4400   1 Feb, 2005

Article By : Ron LaFon

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 4400 is likely to be the PCI express card to beat, at least for the foreseeable future.More>>

LCDs--Are They Ready to Replace CRTs?   1 Feb, 2005

Article By : Ron LaFon

These days an overwheming number of flat-panel LCD monitors are available, with each vendor offering multiple models. Though costs have dropped somewhat, they are not yet so low that these sophisticated displays are flying off vendors' shelves.More>>

ArchiCAD 9: 3D for Architects   1 Feb, 2005

Article By : Steven S. Ross

ArchiCAD 9 arrived with what at first I thought were minor improvements. But they add up to quite a lot, especially for 3D work, visualization, and working on a laptop with a cramped screen. The latter situation may occur often now that ArchiCAD supports terminal server technology that makes it...More>>

Bargain Buys-7 CAD Packages to Stretch the Budget   1 Jan, 2005

Article By : Ron LaFon

Cadalyst Labs checks out CAD programs that deliver impressive capabilities for less than $600More>>

Bargain Buys-7 CAD Packages to Stretch the Budget   1 Jan, 2005

Article By : Ron LaFon

Cadalyst Labs checks out CAD programs that deliver impressive capabilities for less than $600More>>