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Input Technologies for CAD: What’s the Best Mouse for Your Workflow? Part 1 Article
Input Technologies for CAD: What's the Best Mouse for Your Workflow? Part 1   23 Dec, 2015

Herrera on Hardware: Although the wired, optical mouse is ubiquitous, there are many other options on the market today, including devices that promise improved comfort and efficiency.More>>

First Look Review: Computer Direct Outlet Volta Pro VP 1 Article
Computer Direct Outlet Volta Pro VP 1   11 Dec, 2015

First Look Review: High-end 3D modeling workstation is reasonably priced, but lacks some extras.More>>

Herrera on Hardware: More CPU Cores or Faster CPU Clocks? Article
More CPU Cores or Faster CPU Clocks?   1 Dec, 2015

To best address the demands of a modern CAD workflow, look for a balance of CPU core count and clock rate in your next CAD workstation.More>>

HP ZBook 15 G2 First Look Review Article
HP ZBook 15 G2   22 Nov, 2015

First Look Review: The price-to-performance ratio for this mobile workstation is less attractive than its beautiful display and long battery life.More>>

Solid Edge University 2015 Article
Solid Edge University 2015   12 Nov, 2015

Annual user event highlights Solid Edge ST8, offers a sneak peek at ST9, and introduces the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, a tablet equipped for full-fledged CAD.More>>

Workstation Reviews from Jon Peddie Research

@XI Computer PowerGO Mobile Workstation
By Robert Dow, August 14, 2017
Mobile workstations will never replace a monster powerful desktop with dual processors and dual or Quad AIBs, and a 1200W power supply to keep all that stuff humming. But if you don’t need, or can afford a monster system like that, then you have some very exciting choices in mobile workstations. Read more

HP’s Z2 Mini Is a Tiny Powerhouse of a Workstation
By Alex Herrera, March 20, 2017
With its capable, ridiculously small workstation, HP looks to cast a wider net on visual computing professionals. Read more

Giving Boxx's Pro VDI a Test Drive
By Alex Herrera, February 7, 2017
Can a Virtual Workstation truly provide an experience comparable to a traditional deskside machine? Read more

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