Video: Jon Peddie on GPUs and CAD industry

When CPUs went from faster to wider and GPUs became parallel processors, CAD vendors were caught in a bind.

The AMD ATI Radeon E4690 Embedded GPU, designed for notebook computers.

At the annual Jon Peddie Research Siggraph Press Luncheon August 8, Design World Editor and 3D CAD Tips columnist Evan Yares asked Jon Peddie why CAD vendors aren’t taking advantage of the power offered by modern GPUs. Here’s the answer: