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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WILDCAT VP970   1 Feb, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

The Wildcat VP970 is the newest and most capable of a family of four midrange graphics cards from 3Dlabs.

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FIRE GL Z1   1 Feb, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

At an estimated street price of $559 (suggested retail price $595), this particular model in the ATI Technologies' Fire GL series, the Z1, is moderately priced, even though it is a dual-headed graphics card with 128MB of DDR RAM.

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PNY QUADRO4 980XGL   1 Feb, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

Nvidia's current top-of-the-line graphics card powered its way to great performance scores in this round of benchmark testing, falling slightly off the top place in only the SPEC ViewPerf 7.0 proe-01 benchmark.

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Matrox Parhelia128 implements innovative features   1 Feb, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

We first looked at the Matrox Parhelia128 in our last roundup of graphic cards, but the drivers were still in beta and in the process of being optimized.

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AGP 8X Graphics Cards   1 Feb, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

Though our roundup of current graphics cards features some very strong contenders, no across-the-board leader emerged.

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Xi 4306/4160 MTower SP   1 Feb, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

This is the first 3.06GHz Pentium 4 system to come through Cadalyst Labs for testing, and it did not fail to impress.

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Reliable CAD Workhorses   1 Dec, 2002
By: Ron LaFon

Five full-featured Pentium 4 workstations combine solid technology with processing power for demanding CAD applications. Check out these top systems from Dell, Pogo Lenux, Sys Technologies, Tri CAD/CAD Systems, and Xi Computer.

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XI 4286 MTower SP   1 Dec, 2002
By: Ron LaFon

The Xi 4286 MToser SP incorporates NVIDIA's Latest AGP 8X graphics card, the Quadro4 980XGL.

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Monitor Jargon   1 May, 2000
By: Art Liddle,Ron LaFon

21 Monitors Reviewed

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Reviewer's Report Card   1 May, 2000
By: Art Liddle,Ron LaFon

21 Monitors Reviewed

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