CAD Management Articles
Bug Watch November 2003   1 Nov, 2003

What's in AutoCAD 2004 Service Pack 1a, a tool palette pest, and the torment of Txtexp.More>>

Insert Blocks from a Database   1 Nov, 2003

AutoLISP Solutions: AutoLISP program uses database to place blocks.More>>

Speed x2   1 Nov, 2003

This is not only the largest workstation roundup that Cadalyst has done in some time, it?s also one of the most varied. We evaluate one system based on an AMD Athlon 28001, several systems based on variants of the Intel Xeon chips?one even has a 3.2GHz microprocessor?and several systems based on...More>>

Saving your assets: Storage issues loom large as data maintains its value longer.   1 Nov, 2003

In our annual review of trends and developments in the AEC software industry (Cadalyst, August 2003), we discussed the growing emphasis on BIM, or building information modeling. As BIM products and methods mature and become more ubiquitous, they will require changes in office policies and...More>>

Table 1 Workstation features   1 Nov, 2003

Workstation featuresMore>>

Velocity Micro ProMagix Pro   1 Nov, 2003

Velocity Micro is the third of the three new vendors that sent systems for review.More>>

Tri CAD/CAM PowerStation FX   1 Nov, 2003

The PowerStation FX is a sleek, matte-black, solidly built midsized system.More>>

SYS PowerHouse 3066D   1 Nov, 2003

The SYS PowerHouse 3066D is well built, and SYS clearly paid a lot of attention to detail with the system and its peripherals.More>>

Polywell PolyStation 940X4   1 Nov, 2003

Polywell wins bragging rights for the fastest Intel Xeon-based system tested in this roundup.More>>

Monarch G64 Enterprise Custom Opteron   1 Nov, 2003

Monarch Computer Systems is a vendor new to our roundups, though it has built systems since 1991.More>>