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Column: Herrera on Hardware
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   9 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>>

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   19 Dec, 2019

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

The ‘Creator PC’ for CAD: Is There Really a Need? Article
The ‘Creator PC’ for CAD: Is There Really a Need?   21 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>>

Tier 1 Workstation Vendors vs. Boutique Suppliers: Different Strokes for Different CAD Folks Article
Tier 1 Workstation Vendors vs. Boutique Suppliers: Different Strokes for Different CAD Folks   19 Sep, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: What do Tier 2 OEMs, resellers, and system integrators offer that Dell, HP, and Lenovo don’t? There are big differences in overclocking, core frequency, liquid-cooling options, and more.More>>

Who Is Using Workstations, and Why? Article
Who Is Using Workstations, and Why?   15 Aug, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: CAD is the primary driver of today’s professional graphics hardware market, but not the only one. See how CAD users’ workstation needs compare to those of software engineering, digital media, geoscience, and other professionals.More>>