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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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Not Just Fun and Games   16 Oct, 2014

Tech Trends: AEC professionals are adopting technologies from the video game domain.More>>

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Bespoke Medical Devices Suit Patients Perfectly   16 Oct, 2014

Tech Trends: CAD software, 3D scanning technologies, and 3D printing are transforming the world of medical devices and implants.More>>

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Justify the Purchase of Solid-State Drives   8 Oct, 2014

CAD Manager's Toolbox: Online information offers good summary of SSD benefits.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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HP's Revamped Z Workstation Family Targets Power-Hungry Professionals   10 Sep, 2014

The latest lineup of desktop and mobile models emphasizes horsepower for design simulation, engineering analysis, and other demanding tasks.More>>

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Choose Your Battles   10 Sep, 2014

You don't have the time and energy to pursue every single thing that might improve your CAD users' efficiency — so prioritize, then push for the changes that have a big impact.More>>

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Allocate Your Workstation Budget According to Your Workload    4 Sep, 2014

Uncertain about how best to spend your hardware dollars? A careful evaluation of the type of work to be done — and these guidelines — will provide the answers.More>>

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Should You Move to the IT Department?   27 Aug, 2014

The requirements of modern software tools mean that CAD managers must work closely with IT — but just how closely? More>>

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AMD to Round Out Next Generation of Workstation Graphics Cards   14 Aug, 2014

Entry-level and midrange models, scheduled for release later this year, are designed to deliver more memory and increased computing and graphics performance for CAD workflows.More>>