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Alex Herrera


With more than 30 years of engineering, marketing, and management experience in the semiconductor industry, Alex Herrera is a consultant focusing on high-performance graphics and workstations. Author of frequent articles covering both the business and technology of graphics, he is also responsible for the Workstation Report series, published by Jon Peddie Research.


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Is Cloud-Based CAD Ready for Prime Time? Part 1   30 May, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Herrera on Hardware: Centralized, server-side graphical computing technology is on the upswing. Should you care where your computer is?

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How Fast Is It? Assess Your Graphics Hardware   20 May, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Herrera on Hardware: Although benchmark tests may be imperfect tools, they are a valuable source of performance data.

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How Much GPU Memory Do You Need for CAD?   29 Apr, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

To answer this question, start by learning how the technology affects your workflow.

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GTC 2014: A Virtual Showcase for Tomorrow's CAD Tools   26 Mar, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Nvidia’s Graphics Technology Conference demonstrates that the computer graphics industry can never have enough applications.

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Entry-Level to High-End: What You Get for Your Workstation Dollar   14 Sep, 2011
By: Alex Herrera

Sidebar for How to Configure a Workstation for CAD

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How to Configure a Workstation for CAD   14 Sep, 2011
By: Alex Herrera

Cadalyst Labs Report: Performance, longevity, value: Your next system can have it all if you know how to shop. We’re here to help.

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By the Numbers   28 Nov, 2010
By: Alex Herrera

CAD to Go Sidebar: A mobile workstation is a valuable tool for the mobile professional, but don't throw away your desktop workstation quite yet, cautions Jon Peddie Research.

Hardware Benchmarks for CAD, Part 1: Value, Limitations, and a Strategy for Use Article
Hardware Benchmarks for CAD, Part 1: Value, Limitations, and a Strategy for Use   31 Dec, 1969
By: Alex Herrera

Herrera on Hardware: Benchmarks remain the best performance evaluation tools, but not all benchmarks are created equal.

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