Column: Herrera on Hardware
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 4: New Flavors of Mobile Workstations Diversify the Spectrum Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 4: New Flavors of Mobile Workstations Diversify the Spectrum   2 Aug, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: As mobile workstations become ever more popular, the form-factor options buyers have to choose from are expanding to include exotic display types and portability options.More>>

CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 2: Mobiles Move Front and Center Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 3: Mobiles Move Front and Center   19 Jul, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: Mobile workstations have boomed since their relatively recent introduction. What does that indicate about CAD users’ workflows, and what options are available to you?More>>

CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 2 Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 2: The Tried-and-True Deskside Workstation   21 Jun, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: You know that the deskside form factor is the familiar mainstay of the CAD workstation world — but do you know why?More>>

CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 1: Shapes and Sizes Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101: Shapes and Sizes   17 May, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: With so many types of workstation models on the market today — and new arrivals appearing all the time — it’s best to start by sorting out the categories and learning what differentiates them.More>>

What Does NVIDIA’s Ray Tracing News Mean for the CAD Market? Article
What Does NVIDIA’s Ray Tracing News Mean for the CAD Market?   19 Apr, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: At NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference in March, the graphics processing unit (GPU) developer announced “real-time ray tracing” — but is it? And what does this development portend? More>>

Navigate the Evolving Choices for CAD Workstation CPUs, Part 2 Article
Navigate the Evolving Choices for CAD Workstation CPUs, Part 2   15 Mar, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: In a changing CPU market, which brands and models should you should consider for your next CAD workstation?More>>

Navigate the Evolving Choices for CAD Workstation CPUs, Part 1 Article
Navigate the Evolving Choices for CAD Workstation CPUs, Part 1   28 Feb, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: The differentiating metrics and decision criteria are shifting as market players and technologies change.More>>

The Hidden Danger of Memory Errors in CAD Computing Article
The Hidden Danger of Memory Errors in CAD Computing   31 Jan, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: They may arise infrequently, but the consequences of small memory errors can be huge. How can you reduce the chance of errors — and should you bother? More>>

Which CAD Workstation Buyers Can Benefit from Threadripper? Article
Which CAD Workstation Buyers Can Benefit from Threadripper?    31 Dec, 2017

Herrera on Hardware: An analysis of AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper illustrates why a workstation CPU is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.More>>

How Will Microsoft’s Workstation Operating System Mandate Impact CAD Professionals? Article
How Will Microsoft’s Workstation Operating System Mandate Impact CAD Professionals?   16 Nov, 2017

Herrera on Hardware: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations holds appeal for a minority of workstation customers, yet is a mandatory purchase for the majority, including most CAD users.More>>


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