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Choice of two systems

Question asked by Wayne Thomas on Jan 19, 2009
Latest reply on Jan 20, 2009 by 1-6F218O
Hi there, I have a choice of two systems to upgrade to listed below. We do assemblies of about 10,000 parts including all the hardware on Solidworks 2008 & will be upgrading to 2009. I'm hearing that the Xeon's are not the way to go. Which system will work better on large assemblies?

Dell T3400
Intel Core2 Quad 2.4GHz Processor
2 Gigs RAM
nVidia Quadro FX570, 256MB
80GB SATA Hard Drive
WinXP Pro

HP XW8200
Dual Xeon 3.4GHz Processorss
4 Gigs RAM
nVidia Quadro FX3400, 256MB
73GB SCSI 15000 RPM
WinXP Pro