Using a Lenovo ThinkStation E32 to test discrete vs. integrated GPUs found Intel is gaining ground on Nvidia. By L. Stephen Wolfe and Jon Peddie Waiting for a CAD workstation to finish loading a complex model, or drawing or rebuilding one, saps productivity and is as annoying as being stalled in traffic. Workstations are continuously getting faster, so for … [Read more...] about Surprising results from SolidWorks workstation graphic benchmarking
The new GPU virtualization was created on its own merits, but could well be the answer to ARM limitations. Analysis by Alex Herrera. By Alex Herrera Nvidia fills its annual Graphics Technology Conference (GTC) with details on all kinds of uses for its GPUs. This year, the company showcased VGX, a technology for harnessing its new Kepler GPUs as remote renderers to serve … [Read more...] about Is Nvidia’s VGX paving the way for an ARM-ed takeover of the enterprise?
The role of integrated graphics in workstations is very limited today, but it will inevitably grow over time. Commentary by Jon Peddie Research analyst Alex Herrera. By Alex Herrera In years past, the use of integrated graphics for workstations was purely incidental, a mere by-product of the workstation OEMs' desire to drive down prices and increase interest in professional … [Read more...] about Intel coaxing workstation buyers to consider Sandy Bridge