Column: Herrera on Hardware
Will AMD Challenge Intel's Dominance in CAD Workstation CPUs? Article
Will AMD Challenge Intel's Dominance in CAD Workstation CPUs?   17 Mar, 2016

Herrera on Hardware: In the CAD workstation market, Intel is the undisputed processor provider — but an opportunity may be opening for AMD to re-enter the arena.More>>

New Computing Solutions for CAD Take Fuller Advantage of the Cloud Article
New Computing Solutions for CAD Take Fuller Advantage of the Cloud   29 Feb, 2016

Herrera on Hardware: New tools are needed for efficient CAD collaboration, and the cloud — from workspaces to hosted workstations — is looking like the best place to find them.More>>

New Display Developments Hold Potential for CAD Applications Article
New Display Developments Hold Potential for CAD Applications   21 Jan, 2016

Herrera on Hardware: Curved, 4K, HDR, and other technologies all promise better viewing experiences for professional users — but which will go mainstream, and which will fade away?More>>

Input Technologies for CAD: What’s the Best Mouse for Your Workflow? Part 2 Article
Input Technologies for CAD: What’s the Best Mouse for Your Workflow? Part 2   30 Dec, 2015

Herrera on Hardware: In addition to the standard and more elaborate models for general use, the market offers CAD users mice designed just for them — and the future holds new possibilities in gesture-recognition technologies. More>>

Input Technologies for CAD: What’s the Best Mouse for Your Workflow? Part 1 Article
Input Technologies for CAD: What's the Best Mouse for Your Workflow? Part 1   23 Dec, 2015

Herrera on Hardware: Although the wired, optical mouse is ubiquitous, there are many other options on the market today, including devices that promise improved comfort and efficiency.More>>

Herrera on Hardware: More CPU Cores or Faster CPU Clocks? Article
More CPU Cores or Faster CPU Clocks?   1 Dec, 2015

To best address the demands of a modern CAD workflow, look for a balance of CPU core count and clock rate in your next CAD workstation.More>>

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The Next Generation of Small–Form Factor (SFF) Workstations    15 Oct, 2015

Herrera on Hardware: Intel releases Skylake processors, triggering the launch of a new round of workstations — including boundary-bending SFF models.More>>

Virtual GPU Technology Gains Steam, Diversifies Options for CAD Computing Article
Virtual GPU Technology Gains Steam, Diversifies Options for CAD Computing   29 Sep, 2015

Herrera on Hardware: Nvidia dials up its commitment with the release of GRID 2.0, while AMD and Intel join the party with solutions of their own.More>>

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Why Workstation Ergonomics Matter    28 Jul, 2015

Herrera on Hardware: Modern machine design involves more than just speeds and feeds. Industry trends indicate that your next workstation will be easier to move, service, and forget about.More>>

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What Do Windows 10 and DirectX 12 Mean for CAD Users?   30 Jun, 2015

Herrera on Hardware: Should you upgrade to the new version of Microsoft's operating system, or hold off? More>>



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