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New Workstations Tackle Explosion of Design Data Challenges Sponsored
New Workstations Tackle Explosion of Design Data Challenges   14 Dec, 2017

The flow of technical data from reality to the model, and the increasingly diverse applications of technical graphics, are placing increased demands on workstation performance.More>>

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Cadalyst Verifies Systems Benchmark Test for AutoCAD 2017 and 2018   12 Dec, 2017

Download the Cadalyst Systems Benchmark to test and compare the performance of systems running AutoCAD 2000–2018.More>>

Autodesk University 2017 Highlights New Tech Article
Autodesk University 2017 Highlights New Tech   30 Nov, 2017

Software and hardware launches and updates, plus new partnerships, are shared by Autodesk and other exhibitors at the annual user conference. 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>>

Are AMD CPUs Finally Back in the Workstation Game? Article
Are AMD CPUs Finally Back in the Workstation Game?   27 Oct, 2017

Herrera on Hardware: After a rise and fall a decade ago, AMD now looks to Zen as the means to get back into the workstation CPU business. Will the company be successful and put the pressure on Intel? It’s looking that way, but the deal’s not done.More>>

Don’t Be Penny Wise and Workstation Foolish, Part 2 Article
Don’t Be Penny Wise and Workstation Foolish, Part 2   25 Oct, 2017

Now that you've determined how time savings can pay for the cost of new workstations, take a look at configurations suited to various workloads.More>>

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Good-Bye, Inevitable Crashing; Hello, Rock Solid   12 Oct, 2017

A proper CAD workstation provides much-needed support for SOLIDWORKS modeling — and even more so, for photorealistic rendering.More>>

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Don’t Be Penny Wise and Workstation Foolish, Part 1   11 Oct, 2017

Professional, powerful CAD workstations are cheap when you realize how much wasted time they can help avoid. Here’s how to determine their true value to your company and make a case to your boss for better equipment.More>>

NVIDIA’s Long Game Takes GPU from Graphics Workhorse to AI Powerhouse, Part 2 Article
NVIDIA’s Long Game: The Evolution from GPU Maker to AI Computing Company, Part 2   4 Oct, 2017

Tony Paikeday explains where NVIDIA is taking graphics processing units (GPUs), and where artificial intelligence (AI) will take CAD users.More>>

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Don't Be Penny Wise and Workstation Foolish   4 Oct, 2017

Slide deck [PDF] for Robert Green's webinar, "Don't Be Penny Wise and Workstation Foolish," presented by Cadalyst and sponsored by Fujitsu. More>>


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