Category Archive for: Product Review

NVIDIA Quadro 5000 Review

In September Brian Harrison from NVIDIA contacted me and asked if I’d be interested in trying out a new Quadro 5000 graphics card.  I know most people would need their arm twisted to try out the latest hardware or software from a company but I jumped at the chance for a couple of reasons. First…

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ioSafe External Hard Drive Review, Is It Disaster Proof?

You may remember a previous post here detailing the creation of an image for an external hard drive designed by ioSafe.  I created the image for SolidWorks who was developing a case study of one of their customers, ioSafe.  ioSafe uses SolidWorks to design, in their words, “disaster proof hardware”.  More specifically, ioSafe designs, manufactures…

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Creating Animations With SolidWorks: A New Step By Step Guide

SolidWorks has released a new Step By Step Guide, “Creating Animations with SolidWorks“.  This guide is the replacement for the Motion Manager Step By Step Guide and has seen a lot of enhancements.  At 18 chapters and 516 pages it’s almost double the size of the old guide.  before we talk about the new guide…

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DraftSight: New 2D Software From Dassault Systems

Dassault had the CAD world talking when it showed a cloud based version of SolidWorks at SolidWorks World 2010.  I sat in the audience during the conference and listen to Bernard Charles talk about the Dassault family of products and their mantra of “3d for all”.    That’s why I was surprised when I learned the newest software …

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ATI FirePro V5700

A while ago the SolidWorks bloggers were asked if they would be interested in testing some of the new ATI FirePro graphics cards.  I immediately jumped at the chance and as my good luck would have it I was somehow placed first on the list of testers.  My test machine arrived about 10 days ago and I…

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