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Best Hardware Recommendations for SOLIDWORKS 2018

Mack Rasmussen on June 14, 2018 at 11:30 AM

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Customers frequently ask us for some guidelines on the best hardware to run SOLIDWORKS on. Luckily, there are some simple guidelines on configuration to help you pick the right type of workstation for your needs. In this post, we will list each of the major types of components and describe how each of the characteristics affect SOLIDWORKS performance.

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How Often Should I Upgrade My SOLIDWORKS Workstation?

Mack Rasmussen on April 19, 2018 at 11:30 AM

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I get asked frequently about hardware in regards to SOLIDWORKS. Sometimes it's people getting ready to buy their first license and asking about, “What would a good computer be for me to run it on?” Sometimes it’s a big engineering department head asking,“What should we look at for hardware upgrades this year?” You get the idea. I’m the guy most of these questions come to at Alignex.  

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SOLIDWORKS Performance Test: How Fast is Your Hardware?

Sam Oanes on April 19, 2017 at 3:10 PM

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Feel like your SOLIDWORKS is running a little slow? Try the SOLIDWORKS Performance Testwhose primary goal is to benchmark how fast your computer can complete SOLIDWORKS-related tasks. 

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Best Hardware Recommendations for SOLIDWORKS 2017

Mack Rasmussen on December 6, 2016 at 11:30 AM

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Customers frequently ask us for some guidelines on the best hardware to run SOLIDWORKS on. Luckily, there are some simple guidelines on configuration to help you pick the right type of workstation for your needs. In this post, we will list each of the major types of components and describe how each of the characteristics affect SOLIDWORKS performance.

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Optimize Your Hardware for SOLIDWORKS 2015

The Alignex Team on February 17, 2015 at 2:37 PM

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Since the release of SOLIDWORKS 2015, there have been a lot of questions surrounding hardware requirements, optimal RAM, video cards and more. To ensure you are always working with a SOLIDWORKS supported and optimized system use these tips from the Alignex technical staff. Though these recommendations are a good starting point for spec’ing out a SOLIDWORKS machine, it is always a good idea to conduct your own hardware/software tests before purchasing any workstation, computer hardware, or video card for SOLIDWORKS.

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