Do you have any advice about buying a mid-level graphics card here in the UK, for using with SolidWorks 2020 and Visualize.
USE: I need it to create anti-aliasing in SolidWorks as my current graphics card (VIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB) doesn't appear to be able to do anti-aliasing.
I am running Windows 10 (x64).
- Make: ChillBlast (in UK)
- CPU: Intel Core i5-7600K Kaby Lake CPU, 4 Cores, @3.80GHz
- Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A Motherboard (Rev 1.02 / "PCIEX16 2" / 32Gb/s M.2 X4)
- RAM: 16GB DDR4 3000MHz Memory (2 x 8GB Sticks) - CORSAIR
- Drive: 512GB Samsung 960 M.2 SSD ("NVMe Samsung SSD 960 SCSI Disk Device" says Windows10)
- MONITOR: High resolution (4K) Viewsonic: VP2780-4K 27-inch 4K Ultra HD IPS Professional Monitor
- Power supply (PSU): Corsair RM650X 80 PLUS Gold 650W PSU
- Case: Chillblast Silent Gaming PC Case - Black (so lots of physical space!)
- CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U12S
Other applications: Microsoft Office suite, Xara Designer Professional, Photoshop, MindManager etc
Other consideration: I don't care what it looks like. It would be nice if it wasn't too noisy - my current card is very quiet.
CAD: My CAD skill levels are novice-intermediate. My models aren't particularly complex (e.g. less than 100 parts, less than 100MB of .SLDASM and .SLDPRT files).
What graphics card should I buy?
And where should I get it from?
e.g. What about a NVIDIA QUATRO P2200 /P2000 ? If so by PNY or NVIDIA themselves?
e.g. Amazon? eBay?
I don't have much budget - £500 max, ideally halt that... I would consider a second hand card, if from a reliable source.