ECC RAM vs Non ECC RAM – SolidBox Spotlight

When building a computer for a specific task or workflow, there are seemingly infinite options when configuring the hardware. Intel, just one single manufacturer, makes hundreds of different processors alone from which to choose. “Well, what about RAM? That should be fairly straight forward, right?” you might ask. “It’s the size of the cache that matters and nothing else, right?” Wrong. Like the rest of the components in your computer, the RAM or Random-Access Memory, presents you wi

published January 30, 2015

SolidWorks 2014 Will Be The Last Release To Support 32 Bit Operating Systems

Well, it's finally happening. We've been hearing the swan-song of the 32 bit operating system since Windows released its first widely accepted 64 bit option with Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. 64 bit operating systems support more memory (more than just 4GB), they're more stable, and they offer better performance. Therefore, it seems like a no-brainer that SolidWorks would attempt to abandon the outdated 32 bit architecture found on older operating systems. What this means for you: I

published July 15, 2013

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