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MCAD Tech News: 2D to 3D #11   10 Feb, 2005

Elkay Moves to 3D: After Careful Consideration, Detail-Oriented Manufacturer Chooses SolidWorks OfficeMore>>

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MCAD Tech News #138   3 Feb, 2005

SolidWorks World 2005 Show Report: The many facets of 'The Power of 3D' take the stage in OrlandoMore>>

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First Look: @XI 4000+ MTOWER 64-SLI   1 Feb, 2005

We Recently Needed to test two new PCI Express graphics cards, the Quadro FX 4400 from NVIDIA and the ATI FireGL V7100, so @Xi Computer sent us a prototype of its Xi 4000+ MTower 64-SLI system to use. The Xi 4000+ MTower 64-SLI is a dual PCI Express SLI-capable system. By changing the orientation...More>>

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First Look: NVIDIA QUADRO FX 4400   1 Feb, 2005

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 4400 is likely to be the PCI express card to beat, at least for the foreseeable future.More>>

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LCDs--Are They Ready to Replace CRTs?   1 Feb, 2005

These days an overwheming number of flat-panel LCD monitors are available, with each vendor offering multiple models. Though costs have dropped somewhat, they are not yet so low that these sophisticated displays are flying off vendors' shelves.More>>

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PLM Strategies--PTC's Answer for PLM   1 Feb, 2005

Last month in our inaugural product lifecycle management column, we looked at the origin of PLM and explored a number of developer perspectives on PLM. This month we narrow our focus to examine PTC (www.ptc.com) and its expansive PLM efforts. In the past five years or so, PTC's product emphasis has...More>>

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First Look: ATI FIREGL V7100   1 Feb, 2005

The ATI FIREGL V7100 is the most powerful offering in ATI's Visualization series of PCI Express graphics cards, but its performance places it in the midrange of workstation graphics cards. Announced in June 2004, V7100 cards just recently became available.More>>

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TECH TRENDS: OUTER LIMITS   1 Feb, 2005

As the United States continues to deplete its land resources for oil, the search for this precious commodity has moved from shallow-water offshore platforms in places such as the Gulf of Mexico to deeper waters and more remote locations in inhospitable areas such as the frigid waters of the North...More>>

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Cadalyst MCAD Tech News #137   20 Jan, 2005

Streamlining CAD/CAM With CAEMore>>

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What Makes a Good CAD Manager?   15 Jan, 2005

In a SolidWorks environment, a good CAD manager will improve your companys productivity, product quality and total cost of ownership.More>>