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Build your own Linux based graphics workstation

Feb 29, 2012, 13:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Workstation. It?s a term in the IT industry that either gets you very excited because of the sheer performance of such systems due to the hardware associated with a workstation. Or on the other hand, the term may scare the hell out of you because workstations usually cost many thousands of dollars.

"More so than an everyday desktop system designed for checking your email. Workstations are specially designed and built systems set for a specific task. The graphics and animation industry is a prime example of what workstations are used for. And that?s what we?re going to do today in this article. I?m going to show you that you can put together a Linux based workstation designed for graphics based tasks that can easily rival that of commercial workstation systems."

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