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  • Apple First Out of the Block with New Generation Xeon (Nehalem) Processor - advance workstation, dual socket for multithreaded applications, supports hyperthreading, Greg Corke, Develop3D, Mar 5, 2009
  • Apple's 2.8Ghz Dual Intel Xeon Quad-Core Mac Pro - 32GB of RAM sufficient for heavy duty applications like video editing, Heath McKnight, AEC Newsroom, June 18, 2008
  • Don't Choke On a Bigger Slice of Apple Pie - using Apple Mac OS over Windows is not very beneficial for SolidWorks users, Matt Writes, Oct 31, 2007
  • Best of Both Worlds: Running Windows on a Mac - how to set up Apple computer to run both Windows and Mac OS simultaneously using Parallels, Scott Onstott, AECbytes, Sep 25, 2007
  • Why as an Architect, My Next Computer Could be a Dual Core MAC? - with Boot Camp technology, new Intel Duo Core Macs can run Windows on Macs with almost no loss in performance, Rohit Arora, CGarchitect.com, November 2006
  • mini CAD Box - the new Mac mini (6.5 inches square and 2 inches tall) can handle a variety of modest CAD tasks quite well, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, january 14, 2005
  • Macworld 2005 - a report from the recent gathering on what's new and noteworthy in the Macintosh AEC- and CAD-related industry, including the release of the new low-priced Mac Mini, and updates on form*Z, VectorWorks and SketchUp and Microspot, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes Newsletter, January 12, 2005
  • Architects Respond Favorably to Apple's New Power Mac G5 Lineup - Apple's new dual processor Power Mac G5 workstations are attracting architects and others who work in 3D modeling and rendering, Architosh, June 10, 2004
  • Apple G5: Smokes Intel Competition - Nemetschek North America published test scores demonstrating that in CAD and 3D performance the Macintosh G5 computer easily surpassed other processors including the G4 and the Intel Xeon, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, January 26, 2004
  • G5 Performance Information, Results Begin to Come In - a discussion of several test results pitting the latest Mac against Pentiums, Architosh, October 20, 2003
  • 64-Bit Takes Off - in a comparison of an Athlon 64 FX-51, a 2GHz dual Opteron, a 3.2GHz Pentium 4 and the Apple PowerMac G5, the FX-51 excelled at AutoCAD, where it was about 44 percent faster than the P4 unit, Tom Mainelli, PC World, November 2003
  • The Official G5 Interview - an Apple exec addresses the recent controversy of his company's pronouncement that its new Apple dual-processor G5 is faster than Intel-based PCs in CAD/CAM benchmarks, IT-Enquirer, July 23, 2003
  • Apple G5 Benchmarked for CFD Analysis - using the jet noise prediction tool, Jet3D, Apple's new 64-bit processor was tested against the older Apple G4 and an Intel Pentium 4 system; its impressive performance showed it could hold its own in computational intensive applications, CFD Review, July 9, 2003
  • Desktop Macs - MacWorld's index to their reviews, news, and how-to's of Macintosh personal computers, 1999 to the present
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