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Boxx Expands into Remote Workstations with Help from Cirrascale Article
Boxx Expands into Remote Workstations with Help from Cirrascale    21 May, 2020

With many employees forced to work from home, remote datacenter workstations make more sense than ever — and the arrival of Boxx Cloud Services couldn’t be more timely.More>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

The ‘Creator PC’ for CAD: Is There Really a Need? Article
The ‘Creator PC’ for CAD: Is There Really a Need?   20 Nov, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: An upgraded PC for visual creators is appearing on the market, but there’s already a tool for that: the workstation.More>>