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SPECapc for Solidworks 2020 benchmark adds new GUI; CPU and 2D drafting tests

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GfxS staff

By Bob Cramblitt SPEC’s Application Performance Characterization (SPECapc) project group has released new performance evaluation software for workstations running Solidworks ...

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Review: EVGA’s CLC CPU cooler

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Jon Peddie

For a brief and fleeting moment, I was cool in high school, my 15 minutes of fame. As it turned ...

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A 5-year vision for workstation graphics performance

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GfxS staff

by Bob Cramblitt Views of SPEC/GWPG members.   Every day in their engineering jobs with leading OEMs and graphics card ...

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Nebula benchmarks the ray tracing competitors

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Jon Peddie

Knowing how you stand up to the competition is critical. Last December, we told you about ray tracing startup, Nebula, ...

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Benchmarking ray tracing

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Jon Peddie

Ray tracing, as everyone knows, is a simple algorithm that can totally consume a processor. But how much a given ...

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AMD’s Next Horizon dawns with 7-nm Epyc Rome Zen 2 processor

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Alex Herrera

Alex Herrera takes stock of AMD’s latest hardware introductions and notes the company has an edge on Intel and a ...

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Keyshot update enhances 3D CAD support

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Randall Newton

Luxion still betting on CPU processing power in a field becoming dominated by GPU rendering. The most recent revision of ...

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Live linking to CAD tops list of KeyShot new features

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Randall Newton

Luxion also adds new lighting placement flexibility, Pantone libraries, and more.   A tighter connection to several 3D CAD products ...

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JPR new market report quantifies smartphone and tablet CPU/GPU market

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GfxS staff

The global report includes definitions, market data, evaluations, and in-depth analysis of market growth dynamics. Jon Peddie Research today releases ...

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Graphics chip shipments up 5.5% on Intel gains

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Randall Newton

Sequentially the market grew 2.5%, predicting slight growth ahead for PC market. Graphics chip shipments were up 5.5% in the ...