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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>>

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Configure Vault for a Single Project and Save Time, Frustration   15 Jan, 2005

Configure Inventor's built-in Vault for a single project and spend more time designing and less time hunting for files.More>>

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Use Alibre's New 3D Sketch to Quickly Modify Complex Shapes   15 Jan, 2005

Alibre's new 3D Sketch increases control over lofts so you can modify complex shapes quickly and easily.More>>

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On the Job: Nissan's UK Plant Uses Reverse Engineering to Repair Press Tools   15 Jan, 2005

Delcam software facilitates in-house fixes so new car models roll off the line soonerMore>>