Monday, September 23, 2013

High Frequency and Redundant Cores

In computing, common sense says that the more CPUs you have at your disposal, the faster your machine will complete its tasks and the more productive you will be. In reality, the ability of a software application to take advantage of multiple CPU cores is dictated by whether the application is single threaded or multi-threaded. Most of you are familiar with this concept, but we think it’s worth digging a little deeper into how this affects CAD applications.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

More Cores. New Chassis.

This week Intel launched their new Ivy Bridge E processors. This update opens up a wide variety of configuration options for users of multi-threaded applications. BOXX is now offering single CPU systems with up to 12 cores and dual CPU workstations and render nodes with up to 24 cores.