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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>>

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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>>