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Killer Solidworks 2018 machine?

Question asked by Ted Mittelstaedt on Apr 10, 2018
Latest reply on Aug 8, 2018 by Alex Lachance

Hi All,

 

I'm an IT worker setting up a new user with Solidworks 2018.

 

The system we are using works but it is slow.  Moedling operations like stretching a cylinder take 30 seconds or so to recalculate and draw.  Other

non-GPU operations like saving are slow too - OK for basic office work but not for engineering.

 

The GPU is a new Nvidia GTX1050 the workstation is an older dell T3500 running w7

 

We are going to replace the thing but what to buy?  I want to get something from HP like a good workstation but it needs to be fast.  I'll buy

the GPU separately - they sell a lot of high end GPU cards around here (thank you bitcoin minders)

 

Suggestions?

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