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What Does NVIDIA’s Ray Tracing News Mean for the CAD Market? Article
What Does NVIDIA’s Ray Tracing News Mean for the CAD Market?   18 Apr, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: At NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference in March, the graphics processing unit (GPU) developer announced “real-time ray tracing” — but is it? And what does this development portend? More>>

At GTC 2018, NVIDIA Trumpets Arrival of Real-Time Ray Tracing Article
At GTC 2018, NVIDIA Trumpets Arrival of Real-Time Ray Tracing    30 Mar, 2018

What NVIDIA calls “the biggest advance in computer graphics in 15 years” may lead to collaborating, creating, and reviewing designs in immersive virtual reality. More>>

Don’t Be Penny Wise and Workstation Foolish, Part 2 Article
Don’t Be Penny Wise and Workstation Foolish, Part 2   24 Oct, 2017

Now that you've determined how time savings can pay for the cost of new workstations, take a look at configurations suited to various workloads.More>>

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Good-Bye, Inevitable Crashing; Hello, Rock Solid   11 Oct, 2017

A proper CAD workstation provides much-needed support for SOLIDWORKS modeling — and even more so, for photorealistic rendering.More>>

NVIDIA’s Long Game Takes GPU from Graphics Workhorse to AI Powerhouse, Part 2 Article
NVIDIA’s Long Game: The Evolution from GPU Maker to AI Computing Company, Part 2   3 Oct, 2017

Tony Paikeday explains where NVIDIA is taking graphics processing units (GPUs), and where artificial intelligence (AI) will take CAD users.More>>

Choose the Right CPUs for CAD WorkstationsWhite Paper: Choose the Right CPUs for CAD Workstations
OEMs and CAD professionals alike are seeing an expanding variety of workstation-caliber CPU brands and configurations. A few simple guidelines from workstation expert Alex Herrera can help you narrow choices down quickly and outfit your next CAD machine with an optimal CPU for your workload. From the editors of Cadalyst. Download your copy.


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Workstation performance benchmarking: Does it take Infinite Jest to get the job done?   25 Nov, 2020

Learning about the trade-offs between realism and run time: Blender workload within the SPECworkstation benchmark. The post Workstation performance...More>>



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