Cadalyst Author

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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Digital Dreams - Visualization Software (Cadalyst Labs Review)   1 Aug, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

Make Your Design Visions a Reality

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AMD ATI FireGL V8600 and FireGL V8650 Graphics Cards (First Look Review)   1 Jul, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

Two graphics cards supply good performance and lots of onboard RAM for graphically demanding applications.

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Power! Speed! Action! Mighty Mobile Workstations are Packed and Ready for Adventure! (Cadalyst Labs Review)   1 Jul, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

The newest mobile workstations are powerful enough to let you be truly productive away from your familiar CAD system. This comparative review looks at three new mobile systems.

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LaCie 324 LCD Monitor (First Look Review)   1 Jun, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

High-quality, moderately priced display also provides precise color calibration.

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NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700 (First Look Review)   1 Jun, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

This professional-level graphics card has accelerated drivers for AutoCAD and 3ds Max.

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HP xw4600 Workstation with LP3065 30 LCD Monitor (Cadalyst Labs Review)   1 Jun, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

An in-depth look at a quiet, powerful, and affordable workstation.

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The Highs and Lows of CAD Hardware (Cadalyst's 25th Anniversary Celebration, Part 3 of 5)   1 Jun, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

Cadalyst's Ron LaFon takes a look at the myriad advancements of computer-related hardware during the past 25 years.

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Today's Power: Quad-Core Workstations (Cadalyst Labs Review)   1 May, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

Cadalyst's first-ever comparative review of quad-core workstations evaluates high-performance systems that can speed their way through complex tasks.

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Autodesk Design Review 2009 (First Look Review)   1 Apr, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

Free application enables easy viewing and collaboration for all Windows users.

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HP Compaq 8710w (First Look Review)   1 Apr, 2008
By: Ron LaFon

Mobile workstation offers excellent battery life and a clean and functional design.

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