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Ron LaFon


Ron LaFon, a contributing editor for Cadalyst, wrote software and hardware reviews for the publication for more than 17 years.


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ATI FirePro V5800   14 Jul, 2010
By: Ron LaFon

First Look Review: Mid-range graphics card is economical, energy-efficient, and an excellent choice for AutoCAD users.

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Dell Precision M6500 Mobile Workstation   22 Jun, 2010
By: Ron LaFon

First Look Review: System provides stellar performance and expandability for demanding users on the go.

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HP Z200 Workstation   10 Jun, 2010
By: Ron LaFon

First Look Review: New dual-core desktop workstation offers good performance and configurability at an entry-level price.

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Photoshop CS5 Extended   27 May, 2010
By: Ron LaFon

First Look Review: This image and photography editor includes new features that help users create more realistic 3D designs.

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Choose the Best Monitor for CAD   18 Mar, 2010
By: Ron LaFon

CAD 101: Arm yourself with these solid fundamentals as you set out to find the consumer- or professional-grade LCD display that's right for you.

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HP Officejet 7000 Wide Format Printer (First Look Review)   18 May, 2009
By: Ron LaFon

Low-cost, B-size inkjet printer is an excellent choice for small CAD, engineering, and DCC offices.

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Autodesk ImageModeler 2009 (First Look Review)   1 Apr, 2009
By: Ron LaFon

Generate 3D models from 2D digital images in a flash.

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NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 (First Look Review)   31 Mar, 2009
By: Ron LaFon

High-end performance and support for new 30-bit color monitors make this graphics card an excellent professional choice.

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HP Z600 Workstation (First Look Review)   30 Mar, 2009
By: Ron LaFon

New design is innovative, impressive, and superbly engineered.

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PolyStation iQ470 (First Look Review)   26 Mar, 2009
By: Ron LaFon

You can find more powerful workstations, but this model will get your design work done for a mere $699.

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