As we start the New Year, let’s take a look at some technology updates for those looking at new ways to improve their design productivity with SOLIDWORKS 2018. Three key areas of focus on are: New design interface techniques enabled by Windows® 10 New very high resolution “4K” graphics cards and displays Smaller, lighter machines, typically equipped without DVD drives SOLIDWORKS 2018 offers new capabilities to best leverage new features in Windows 10. All new Windows-based machines are now
SOLIDWORKS Blog
11 days ago
The world’s smallest workstation weaves feats of engineering with industrial design panache, incorporating workstation power and reliability without a single visual compromise. Some SOLIDWORKS users are using consumer-class PCs — computers not configured to support 3D CAD software and not engineered to be reliable under demanding use over time. With an eye to improving the 3D CAD experience for these users, HP set out to develop a product to address their unique pain points. The result is unlike
SOLIDWORKS Blog
4 months ago
The experts at BOXX share this quick guide to choosing the right processors, SSDs, graphics, memory, and more so you can take full advantage of SOLIDWORKS 2018. With the arrival of SOLIDWORKS 2018 and all of the application’s new features, it may be time to consider upgrading your SOLIDWORKS hardware as well. Begin by asking yourself three questions: How big are my assemblies? How many geometric surfaces do I have?
SOLIDWORKS Blog
4 months ago
SOLIDWORKS Visualize (formerly known as Bunkspeed) provides a suite of standalone software tools that combine industry-leading rendering capabilities with visual design-oriented features and workflows that enable easy and fast creation of visual content that communicates a design’s vision, passion, and emotion. Who can benefit from SOLIDWORKS® Visualization products? Check this link SOLIDWORKS Visualize. This test is dedicated to people who want to work in SOLIDWORKS Visualize and which
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
1 year ago
Recently we upgraded our computers at the office and the debate came up as to what machines to buy. We had the group who wanted to go thin and lightweight then we had the group who want to go with the proven workhorses that we have used over the years. Ultimately we went with 2 different machines the Dell Precision M3800 for the thin crew and the Dell Precision M6800 for the rest of us. With the new machines in house we decided to do a head to head comparison to see if there is a performance
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
3 years ago
Whether you’re a beginner using SOLIDWORKS software for the first time or a long-time SOLIDWORKS user, it’s important to make sure that you have a certified graphics card in order to ensure the best possible performance and stability of your system. Selecting the right graphics card will make your designs look great, and also help avoid many issues, including system crashes and other graphics problems. Rather than spending hours researching online, we’ve made it easy to see if your video card
SOLIDWORKS Blog
3 years ago
Time and Location: Sunday January 20th, 1-5pm in Southern I & II Each year since the SolidWorks World we hosted in Boston, we have held the CAD Admin Bootcamp. This is an opportunity to discuss and learn more about how to manage SolidWorks and the hardware it runs on. We cover a wide variety of topics (that’s why it’s really 4 hours long) and we have a members of our support team available to answer questions. Cab While we do cover many of the similar topics each year, they are always updated (i
SOLIDWORKS Blog
5 years ago
SolidWorks recently held a Technical Training summit for North American resellers. About 75 technical leads from various resellers attended technical training and also learned about new features and offerings for SolidWorks products. NVIDIA was invited to attend and speak for an hour about the state of graphics for SolidWorks and it relates to Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). It was a great opportunity for attendees to discuss what works best in SolidWorks from a video card performance
SOLIDWORKS Blog
5 years ago