Hardware

ImageConstantly on the road, Rob Jamieson knows a thing or two about mobile workstations. From choosing the best CPU to how to travel in cattle class, he shares his top tips for buying a professional level laptop.

ImageWorkstations do not come much smaller than this and kitted out with standard desktop components users do not have to compromise on performance.

ImageThe new dual core chip in this so-called entry-level machine from Workstation Specialists makes it a great choice for CAD users who do little more than

ImageHot on the heels of the Precision M6500, Dell has launched a new laptop that puts a little bit of the

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ImageThis powerful workstation presents an interesting proposition for users of design visualisation software who want multi-core performance from a single CPU machine.

ImageThe latest in Intel chip technology brings unprecedented levels of processing power to the desktop in this latest ultra high-end machine from Workstation Specialists.

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ImageWhile Z Corporation made its name with full colour 3D printers, it has recently released a lower-cost monochrome machine. Al Dean explores what the ZPrinter 350 brings to the entry-level of this increasingly competitive market.

ImageAn impressive, near silent entry-level CAD workstation which benefits from the enhanced TurboBoost feature in Intel

ImageIt is getting harder to stand out from the crowd in the highly competitive large format monochrome print sector. But with innovative new features and impressive green credentials Oc

ImageA compact single processor workstation, suited to high-end CAD users due to its powerful graphics, RAID 0 hard drive system and memory speed and capacity.

ImageAn overclocked workstation with phenomenal performance for CAD, but with four CPU cores running at 4.0GHz, it

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ImageUnrivalled portability for a workstation-class laptop makes it a true

ImageA high-performance mobile workstation with all the features you wouldd expect to find in a desktop, but like all machines in its class, it is not particularly

ImageIt’s not often a workstation comes along that makes people sit up and pay attention. The Z Series from HP is not only incredibly fast, but looks sleek and offers customers new levels of serviceability. Greg Corke gives his first impressions.

ImageGreg Corke takes a look at Intel’s impressive new Nehalem architecture, brought to market in the Core i7 and Xeon 3500 / 5500 Series processors, which feature a range of brand new technologies that will help push the boundaries of CAD and visualisation in 2009.

ImageAs design visualisation becomes an increasingly important part of the overall design process we expect to see some impressive things at Imagina 2009, where some of the most creative firms will be exhibiting.