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Hardware Requirements Released for AutoCAD 2013

Posted by cadhardware

Apr 24, 2012 3:07:04 PM

Autodesk has released the platform and system requirements for AutoCAD 2013, which was launched on March 27, 2012. You can review the system requirements on the Autodesk website.

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Topics: Workstations, Autodesk, RAM, Hardware, Graphics Card, Hard Drive, 32-Bit, AutoCAD, Processors, Operating Systems, GPU, Memory, Graphics Cards, Upgrade, Video Cards, Operating System, 64-Bit, Windows

Detect AutoCAD Type: 32-bit or 64-bit?

Posted by cadhardware

Sep 21, 2011 4:16:26 PM

Mathew Kirkland has put together a routine that will determine whether the version of AutoCAD installed on a particular machine is 32-bit or 64-bit. This is useful if you manage various machines in a mixed environment, because some third-party routines require different files to be loaded depending on the version.

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Topics: Workstations, 32-Bit, AutoCAD, Operating Systems, Operating System, 64-Bit, Windows

Hardware for the CAD Professional, Part 1: Requirements

Posted by cadhardware

Apr 11, 2011 9:57:35 PM

At Cadalyst we often hear questions regarding the hardware end of the equation, particularly about the system requirements to do useful work with the AutoCAD family of products. As a result, I’m starting this series of blog posts on hardware for the CAD professional, with each segment focusing on a specific area such as graphic cards, memory and hard disks.

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Topics: Workstations, RAM, Hardware, 32-Bit, Operating Systems, GPU, Video Cards, Operating System, 64-Bit, Windows, CAD

Memory Makes A Difference: Performance of ArchiCAD on 64-bit Versus 32-bit Operating Systems

Posted by cadhardware

Mar 14, 2011 10:21:46 PM

When Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD 14 was released last year, a client called us about upgrading. The upgrade was a significant one, as this company was still using ArchiCAD 10. At this point, the company’s drafters were essentially working around problems with their system, which included “Memory Full” errors when updating elevation sheets and other system timeouts.

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Topics: Dell Business Workstation, ArchiCAD, 32-Bit, Operating Systems, Operating System, 64-Bit, Dell Workstations, Windows

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