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Silicon Graphics sells Alias business   15 Apr, 2004

Investment firm acquires developer of Studio Tools, MayaMore>>

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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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DisplayMate 2.10 Multimedia   1 Mar, 2004

DisplayMate has long been our standard suite for testing graphic displays, so when a new edition ships, it's noteworthy. Not only is DisplayMate one of the standard benchmarks used by Cadalyst, it's a standard throughout the industry. DisplayMate 2.10 is available in various versions: DOS, Windows,...More>>

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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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SGI in talks to sell Alias business   11 Feb, 2004

Sale to investment firm would leave product line intact.More>>

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StudioTools 11 & ImageStudio 1   1 Feb, 2004

Many Cadalyst readers work in the engineering or the drafting side of the business, where your primary interests lie in working out a detailed design solution and producing finished working drawings. You tend to use software such as Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, and SolidWorks. StudioTools is a...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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HP Pioneers 64-bit Computing   6 Jan, 2004

HP itanium 2 Benefits Mechanical cadMore>>

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First Looks: Discreet 3ds max 6   6 Jan, 2004

3D modeling, rendering, visualization.More>>