Column: Herrera on Hardware
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The Interface of Choice for SSDs   30 Nov, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: PCI Express provides a much higher-capacity path to storage drives than SATA does.More>>

Know Your Processors:  Intel Core and Xeon Article
Know Your Processors: Intel Core and Xeon   20 Nov, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: A primer on workstation CPUs for CAD.More>>

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Does Thunderbolt I/O Have a Place in CAD Workstations?   30 Oct, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: The input/output technology supports fast, expandable storage for big datasets — but what other value does it have for CAD users?More>>

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DDR4 Memory Technology: What's in a Number?   30 Sep, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: Capable memory is essential for efficient workstation operation. But do you need the newest generation of memory technology? More>>

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Is Cloud-Based CAD Ready for Prime Time? Part 3   31 Jul, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: A new generation of server-side technologies offer high-performance, interactive computing for CAD.More>>

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Is Cloud-Based CAD Ready for Prime Time? Part 2   8 Jul, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: Centralized, server-side graphical computing technology is on the upswing — but will it stay that way?More>>

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Is Cloud-Based CAD Ready for Prime Time? Part 1   31 May, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: Centralized, server-side graphical computing technology is on the upswing. Should you care where your computer is? More>>

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How Fast Is It? Assess Your Graphics Hardware   21 May, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: Although benchmark tests may be imperfect tools, they are a valuable source of performance data.More>>

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How Much GPU Memory Do You Need for CAD?   30 Apr, 2014

Herrera on Hardware: To answer this question, start by learning how the technology affects your workflow.More>>