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Alive and Kicking-Large CRT Monitors Offer Best Bang for Your Buck   15 Sep, 2004

Prices on large CRT monitors have dropped substantially since our last CRT review in September 2003. Not so many years ago I remember paying triple what these current CRTs cost. What you don't get for these lower prices are multiple connectivity options-there's usually no USB connectivity...More>>

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First Look: NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000   15 Sep, 2004

NVIDIA recently introduced the NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000 graphics card, the latest in its line of speedy AGP 8X workstation graphics cards. As expected, the card's performance was outstanding.More>>

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First Look: @Xi 4240 MTOWER SP   15 Sep, 2004

The XI 4240 MTower SP is one of the latest systems from @Xi Computer. This particular series is based on the Intel Pentium 4 processor. The system I tested featured a single 3.4GHz processor and 800MHz front side bus. The 4240 MTower SP is equipped with 2GB of PC3200 400MHz DDR memory and a 74GB...More>>

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Alive and Kicking-Large CRT Monitors Offer Best Bang for Your Buck   15 Sep, 2004

Prices on large CRT monitors have dropped substantially since our last CRT review in September 2003. Not so many years ago I remember paying triple what these current CRTs cost. What you don't get for these lower prices are multiple connectivity options-there's usually no USB connectivity...More>>

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Cadalyst MCAD Tech News #127 (August 19, 2004)   19 Aug, 2004

New hardware and software seen at SIGGRAPH 2004More>>

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Take Your Work Anywhere   1 Jul, 2004

For some time, I've considered workstation-level performance as just that, whether the system is a desktop system or a notebook computer. Certainly some workstations are faster than others, but system performance must reach a certain level to distinguish itself from the basic personal computer that...More>>

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First Look: HP Workstation xw6200   1 Jul, 2004

New Xeon processor with support for PCI ExpressMore>>

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CATalyst Crosses Finish Line   17 May, 2004

Wildcat graphics card drives the Kansas State University solar car racing team to the finish line.More>>

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FireGL X2-256t   1 May, 2004

The FireGL graphics card line has long been a standard fixture in workstation-level computer systems. The new FireGL X2-256t features increased engine and memory speeds and comes equipped with 256MB of onboard graphics memory and dual DVI-I connectors.More>>

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Intel follows AMD lead on 64-bit x86 architecture   13 Apr, 2004

Microprocessor Reports finds little difference between Intel, AMD 64-bitMore>>