5 Replies Latest reply on Sep 15, 2015 2:41 AM by Theo Linders

    Lenovo ThinkPad W541/Asus Pro PU551JH-CN021G Suitable for SolidWorks?

    Jürgen Färvers

      Hi all,

      a friend of mine is starting his design study next month and requires a laptop (student budget). Students have to use solidworks. Requirements are defined by Fontys (University) and SolidWorks.

      At least I found 2 laptops according to budget.

      My question: Are the following laptops suitable for SolidWorks? Does anybody have experiences with these laptops and SolidWorks?

      Requirements fontys: at least I5, Win 7/8, 4GB RAM, 15" 1366x768

      first choice: lenovo thinkpad w541

      • Intel Core i5-4210M Prozessor (3M Cache, bis zu 3,2 GHz) 4. Generation, Dual-Core        
      • NVIDIA Quadro K1100M (2 GB) Grafikkarte optimal für Workstations
      • 39,6cm (15,6") 16:9 Full HD (1.920 x 1.080) LED Display, matt
      • Perfekte Farben mit integriertem X-Rite® Farbkalibrator
      • 4 GB Arbeitsspeicher, 500 GB-Festplatte     
      • lichtempfindliche HD Webcam mit Gesichtserkennung      
      • USB 3.0, VGA, miniDisplayport, Dockinganschluss, Fingerabdruckscanner    
      • Tastatur mit großem multitouch Trackpad & Trackpoint mit Nummernblock      
      • Akkulaufzeit bis zu 11 Stunden
      • mit Windows 7 & 8.1 Professional

      second choice: Asus Pro PU551JH-CN021G

      • Intel® Core™ i5-4210M Prozessor (Dual-Core)

        2,6 GHz mit Turbo-Boost bis zu 3,2 GHz, 3 MB Cache, 15 Watt TDP

      • 8 GB DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM

      • 500 GB SATA

      • DVD+/-RW DL Brenner

      • 39,6 cm (15 Zoll) Full-HD Display mit LED-Hintergrundbeleuchtung  1.920 x 1.080 Pixel, (16:9) Widescreen

      • NVIDIA Quadro K1100M Grafik  2048 MB VRAM  HDMI, VGA

      • Altec Lansing Lautsprecher

      • Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000 Mbit/s)  Wireless LAN 802.11 ac

      • Microsoft Windows 7 + 8.1 Professional 64 Bit

       

      I am thankful for all help and information, Jürgen.