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The Traditional Computer Memory Hierarchy — and Its Impact on CAD Performance — Are Evolving Article
The Traditional Computer Memory Hierarchy — and Its Impact on CAD Performance — Are Evolving   18 Mar, 2020

Herrera on Hardware: The basic tenets of the tried-and-true memory hierarchy still apply, but it’s worth knowing how recent disruptors can improve performance — and perhaps shift the traditional balance.More>>

Gravity Industries Relies on 3D Printing to Make Jet Suits Real Article
Gravity Industries Relies on 3D Printing to Make Jet Suits Real   28 Feb, 2020

Rapid iteration and testing are key to creating a wearable human flight system that defies gravity in spectacular fashion.More>>

AMD CPUs for CAD Workstations: Third-Generation Threadripper Makes Impressive Debut Article
AMD CPUs for CAD Workstations: Third-Generation Threadripper Makes Impressive Debut   19 Feb, 2020

Herrera on Hardware: Three years into the era of AMD’s Zen architecture for central processing units (CPUs), the company has climbed into a better position to compete with Intel, equipped with a high-performance workstation-caliber CPU.More>>

Xometry Extends Custom Manufacturing Capabilities in Europe Article
Xometry Extends Custom Manufacturing Capabilities in Europe    10 Feb, 2020

New quoting capabilities and the acquisition of the Shift on-demand manufacturing marketplace further the company’s aggressive growth.More>>

AM Support Structures: The Need, Impact, and Elimination Strategies Sponsored
AM Support Structures: The Need, Impact, and Elimination Strategies   28 Jan, 2020

In additive manufacturing (AM), support structures pose problems ranging from mild annoyance to serious obstacle. David Bentley of Proto Labs explains why eliminating them translates to benefits.More>>

January 29 Webinar Will Explore the Future of AEC Sponsored
January 29 Webinar Will Explore the Future of AEC   21 Jan, 2020

An upcoming webinar sponsored by Lenovo and NVIDIA will explain five transformative trends revolutionizing the AEC industry.More>>

Cadalyst White Paper Reveals Top CAD Tech Trends for 2020 Article
Cadalyst White Paper Reveals Top CAD Tech Trends for 2020   15 Jan, 2020

What are the most important technologies to keep your eye on, now and in the months to come?More>>

White Paper Tests Notebook PC vs. Mobile Workstation Article
White Paper Tests Notebook PC vs. Mobile Workstation   14 Jan, 2020

When it comes to visual computing for CAD, these two types of machines are very different — and the numbers show why.More>>

Predictions and Resolutions for Better CAD Management in 2020 Article
Predictions and Resolutions for Better CAD Management in 2020   14 Jan, 2020

CAD Manager Column: Resolve to manage your resources more effectively, make the most of your budget, and become more involved with IT, and you’ll be better prepared for the challenges coming your way this year.More>>

Hardware Benchmarks for CAD, Part 2: Uses of SPEC and ISV Benchmarks Article
Hardware Benchmarks for CAD, Part 2: Uses of SPEC and ISV Benchmarks   8 Jan, 2020

Herrera on Hardware: Benchmark relevance will vary depending on what application you use and whether you’re focusing on graphics throughput or whole-system performance. More>>