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Your company's engineering and design teams need the right hardware infrastructure to support critical business processes. CADplace looks at important hardware tools and issues.

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Dell Precision Tower 5810: CAD power in a next-generation Intel Xeon and AMD FirePro workstation

With the introduction of the 3rd generation Intel Xeon CPUs, the 58-hundred model delivers fast, E5 processors from quad-core up to 14 cores. Combined with fast graphics,…

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HP Inc. Unveils ‘Game Changing' Multi-Jet 3D Printer And Sprout 3D Workstation

HP Inc., the PC and printer company that will be created by the division of Hewlett-Packard into two separating operating units, made an informal debut Wednesday and left…

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The Dell Precision M2800 mobile workstation with AMD FirePro graphics

The Dell Precision M2800 is a new, entry-level professional mobile workstation. It offers professional AMD graphics, software certifications, an HD display, up to 16 GB…

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An invitation from Jon Peddie : virtualize your graphics workstations

The Jon Peddie Research Virtualize Conference takes place at the Hyatt Regency SFO on Oct. 30, 2014 and will provide guidance to industry professionals interested in remo…

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Fast 3D workstation where ever you are and on any device?

In the office you have a high-powered 3D workstation. On the road, you lug your 4 kg mobile workstation in your bag. What if you could just have one workstation where eve…

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Choosing the right graphics acceleration for an AMD FirePro remote workstation

Not long ago, remote graphics workstations, not having direct, remote access to the graphics hardware, were too slow for primary design work. Today, a virtual design sess…

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More Hope For Desktop PC Market: Workstation Shipments Forecast To Jump

More evidence the PC isn't dead yet comes from systems builders and OEM channel partners that said desktop PC workstation sales are set for robust growth in the fourth qu…

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IDF14: Accelerating Network Platform Evolution with the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3

IDF opens its doors on Sep 9 and this year the theme is about Developers, Makers and Creators coming together in Intel’s “playground” for innovation. For many of us in th…

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Intel Xeon E5-2600 V3 Review: Haswell-EP released

Today marks the launch of Intel's Xeon E5-2600 v3 processor family, based on the Haswell-EP design. We knew this day was coming, since the company already introduced its …

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Lenovo's ThinkStation P300 on display at PTC Live Global 2014

The workstation specialists at Lenovo showcased a host of technology at PTC Live Global in Boston this year. The latest addition to the line up, the ThinkStation P300, fi…

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Dell Precision road-warriors : the new Precision M6800 heavyweight and the Precision M3800 welterweight first look comparison

Recently, CADplace had the good fortune to spend a few moments with both systems : the top-of-the-road-warrior-line mobile workstation, the Precision M6800, and the all…

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Comparing the performance of the 2013 Macbook Air to the 2011 Macbook Pro - what are the benefits of each?

I drive my Macbook pretty hard and while my 2 year old 17 inch Macbook Pro was in the shop for repairs last summer, I opted for an alternative Macbook Air to get me throu…

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Fujitsu Celsius H920 : designed with the latest GPU and CPU technology in a 17 inch mobile workstation

The German and Japanese workstation specialists refreshed their 17 inch Celsius line with NVIDIA Quadro Kepler GPUs and the Intel Ivy Bridge mobile platform to provide …

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Digging into the Quadro M4000

For many people, 1664 is a not-so-great-tasting French beer. For PW, it is the number of CUDA cores on a Quadro M4000. Check out the performance and the possibilities ...

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Fast AMD FirePro graphics are even more affordable now

AMD FirePro graphics cards typically deliver great price / performance from entry-level 3D to ultra-high-end graphics. And for a short time, AMD is giving great deals, to…

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The impending hard drive shortage -- and possible price hikes

Flooding near Bangkok has taken about 25 percent of the world's hard disk manufacturing capacity offline. Could this affect your workstation purchases?