The Architosh DPG: Hardware Page points you to
resources at Architosh that can help you obtain the best Macintosh
workstation for CAD/3D and AEC applications. In addition there are
resources for all of the following hardware considerations:
Choosing a CAD/3D Plotter
Choosing a CAD/3D Monitor
Using Industry Hardware Options
- PowerPC Processor
- Visit our PowerPC page for learn about the IBM and Motorola
RISC processors that power Apple Macintosh computers. You'll find
links to benchmarks and other news and comparitive information.
- Macintosh versus Intel Resources
- Below you will find links to articles comparing the performance
advantages of Macintosh versus Wintel workstations, at both the
graphics, CAD and 3D range of applications. Look for more to be
and multiprocessing in CAD/3D
G3's Win at CAD Shootout!
vs Pentium and AMD Athlon performance data
processor and QuickDraw3D: Speed Shootout
is the perfect PC for CAD...How about Mac?
Also check out a recent report on setting up Lightwave
for network rendering on Macintosh G4 computers. And we have
links to other network and parallel (cluster) rendering information,
like the UCLA