CAD

Forum discussion tagged with CAD.
  1. KoltM3

    Question Looking for opinions on parts list? For design/CAD work. (Canada)

    https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/Cj3LRk Hey guys so this is the parts I'm currently looking into. Originally got everything priced out but was on the American site so that was a little disappointing. My main use would be design and CAD work while also being able to play games. I've done research...
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    Question What SSD/HDD for CAD workstation?

    Hi everyone, I have happened upon a cheap CAD workstation that is only missing the disk drives. A driller at work bid on it at auction because it has an awesome graphics card. However it's a Quadro, so he couldn't get it to work in his gaming build. So he's happy to sell me the whole computer...
  3. KoltM3

    Build Advice Looking to build a desktop to replace laptop ($1900-$2200 CAD)

    Hey guys so this is something I've been wanting to do for a while now. I've got an older Asus ROG laptop that I bought about 3 years ago that I'm looking to replace. I'm a graduating Industrial Design student so my main use for this computer will predominantly be CAD. Using software like...
  4. T

    [SOLVED] PC Build $1200 with a gaming-general use

    I’m looking to build a computer that is good for running games and daily activities. I’m looking for the following in my build : Monitor(Nothing crazy) Power supply Cooling Motherboard CPU(intel) Graphics(Nvidia) 16 GB ram Storage Case Windows 10 OS I’m looking mainly for a i5 Gen 9 processor...
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    [SOLVED] What do you thing about this "budget" CAD config?

    Hi everyone! I would like to help my father to upgrade a CAD workstation at his office because he uses AutoCAD and in some substances, moving the drawing is lagging. We checked the CPU usage and it was spiking between 75-100%. Only 2nd and 4th core usually. That pc has a i5-2400, 16GB RAM and...
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    [SOLVED] Intel's low voltage CPUs and CAD/FEA software

    Hi guys. Do you have any experience or information how Intel's low voltage CPUs marked with U, G7 etc. characters deals with FEA and CAD software like Inventor, AutoCAD and Ansys? I know that they are not intended for such work but I am curious how good are they while above mentioned programs...
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    Question CAD/Rendering Budget Workstation.

    Hi Guys, I was wondering if you all could help me, My current PC is on its way out and i need to build a (Budget) new one. However i have matured from gaming PC's and need a Workstation PC (Gaming PC's are all i really know about). So i'm an architect and i use the following programs on the...
  8. exidis

    Question Looking for Mechanical Engineering Student Laptop Recommendations

    Hello everyone! I am starting college soon and the time has come to choose a laptop. I, as the title says, am an incoming Mechanical Engineering student, and I am looking for a quality laptop to reduce dependence on university computing. Essentially, the laptop will need to be able to handle...
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    Question Which Ryzen Cpu, Gpu should i pick for my low-budget build?

    Hello, Can you help me choose between ; a) ryzen 5 1600, a320 mobo, rx 570 b) ryzen 3 1200, b450, rx 570 c) ryzen 3 1200, a320, rx 580 d)ryzen 3 1200, a320, rx 580 (if i save on smth else) if you have any other ideas on where i can save please suggest it. *The b450 i wanted in order to Overclock...
  10. M

    Question Workstation upgrade

    Hello everyone, and thank you very much for your time ! I need to upgrade my PC to something more fluent for a CAD workstation. I work mainly on architecture, so needs to be working well with 2D/3D software (modeling, rendering, animation) and CAD. My current config is quite old and I can't...
  11. K

    Question Lenovo Thinkpad P1 Xeon vs i7 for mechanical engineering degree?

    Hello, I am going in to mechanical engineering in the fall, and I was wondering what would be a better laptop choice, the Lenovo Thinkpad P1(Xeon E-2176M vPro 6 core 2.7GHz, Quadro P2000, 32 GB DDR4 2666MHz ECC), or the Lenovo Thinkpad P1(i7-8850H vPro 6 core 2.6GHz, Quadro P2000, 32GB DDR4...
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    Question 144hz monitor defective? READ FIRST

    Before everyone jumps in and says, go to windows change refresh rate, go to graphics drivers and change refresh rate and put to gpu, try a different cord, graphics card may not be able to handle it. Dual monitor problem. I have all the latest drives and have tried older drivers. I can promise I...
  13. Z

    Question Asus P8H61-M PRO/V-P8H61E/DP_MB Socket LGA 1155 help please

    Hi, I have above mentioned Asus P8H61-M PRO/V-P8H61E/DP_MB motherboard to replace my old, dead one. But after set up - it won't work - even signal to the screen is not going through. Changed graphics card, reset BIOS. CMOS. Have disconnected everything not needed - dead. So question arises -...
  14. S

    Question Laptop wifi connection stops working (only this device and only this router)

    Hello all, I have a Dell Inspiron 7548 and the internet connection is solid and consistent at school, home, and on any other connection I've tested. However, when I'm at my girlfriend's house, the connection will stop working seemingly randomly. I can resolve the issue temporarily by restarting...
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    [SOLVED] is the GTX 1050 Ti 4GB good for 1080p gaming?

    Hello, just a sidenote, i am only 13 and come from a not rich but not too poor household. So, I want to play games like Battlefield 5/1, Titanfall 2, Fortnite, PUBG etc at 1920x1080 or 1440x900. I'm not afraid of turning down settings as ong as the resolution isn't below 900p and it is at a...
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    Question Best multiboot tool

    There are many tools like yumi, xboot, aio, winsetupfromusb among others to burn multiple images in one usb stick. What is the best multiboot tool to burn multiple linux iso in one usb stick?
  17. M

    [SOLVED] Pc crashing after ram upgrade, and still crashing after got old ram back.

    Hi Everyone, i have been searching for the answer to this problem for a few weeks now, and I have only seen posts regarding the incompatibility of old and new Ram sticks. My issue: I have a lenovo laptop y50-70 with dual ram sticks, i use to have 2 samsung 4gb Ram soddim ddr3 1600mhz 12800s...
  18. lamkinsanthony

    [SOLVED] Needing suggestions for $700 budget build (Some salvaged parts)

    I have planned an upcoming build to upgrade my hardware to current standards since most of my core components are now out of date and no longer used in higher-end machines (Which makes upgrading impossible). I have also asked in the past about certain gaming/streaming builds with which the fine...
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    [SOLVED] How do you see how fast your system is running at?

    I am running a Ryzen 5 2600 on a ROG Strix B450-I Gaming Mini ITX AM4 Motherboard. How doo you see how fast your system is running at for the CPU? CPU Clock Rate. Stock is 3.4 GHz. I want to see what mine is now at cuz my ROG Strix motherboard says it bumpbed it up 19% but doesn't show what...
  20. R

    [SOLVED] Can 2 brand new PSU faulty ?

    Hello, sorry for my bad english. I have used PSU Corsair vs450 for 1 year around 8 hours/day. Last month my pc have shut off randomly and auto restart for 1 time a day or none a day, few days later 3times/day. 1 2 days later It staring boot loop, boot and shutoff repeatedly, sometime it shut off...