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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>>

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GO DIGITAL   1 Apr, 2004

Many firms have a large number of original, hardcopy drawings and blueprints that have never been digital. Wide-format scanners provide the tools to convert these valuable drawings to digital formats, either as bit mapped images or through conversions to vector formats that you can edit in CAD...More>>

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IBM plans AMD Opteron-based workstation   18 Mar, 2004

Opteron processor supports both 32- and 64-bit applicationsMore>>

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How Today's Chips Stack Up   1 Mar, 2004

This roundup includes a variety of microprocessors, ranging from fairly standard 3.2GHz Pentium 4 processors to an Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 3.2GHz processor. There are also several AMD64 processors-one of the new 148 chips and a couple of FX-51 chips.More>>

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NVIDIA Quadro FX 1100   1 Mar, 2004

NVIDIA's new Quadro FX 1100 midrange graphics card replaces the company's popular 980 XGL card and offers improved price/performance value. The Quadro FX 1100 targets graphics and engineering professionals in the CAD, digital content creation, and scientific visualization markets.More>>

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If the Use of Color in Large Format Technical Documents is So Valuable, Why Isn?t It Used More Often?   27 Feb, 2004

Users of CAD, GIS, and similar software can reap greater value by producing large-format technical documents in color.More>>

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If the Use of Color in Large Format Technical Documents is So Valuable, Why Isn’t It Used More Often?   27 Feb, 2004

Users of CAD, GIS, and similar software can reap greater value by producing large-format technical documents in color.More>>

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LCD Monitors   1 Feb, 2004

Big displays are more readily available and the underlying technology is improved, so in this roundup of LCD monitors, Cadalyst tests larger displays than in past reviews. Monitor requirements included a minimum 20" viewable screen area with resolution of at least 1280X1024 in 24-bit color. We...More>>

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Xi MTower 2P64D   1 Nov, 2003

High performance scores are not unusual for @Xi Computer, but this time the results are exceptional. The Xi MTower 2P64 has marched well ahead of the pack with its C2001 benchmark scores.More>>