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#1 Posted : Saturday, January 7, 2023 11:40:08 AM(UTC)

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I am running ViacadPro 11 on a HP Envy 13, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10510U CPU @ 1.80GHz 2.30 GHz, 64-bit operating system, 16GB Ram
My models get big 40MB to 100MB and moving items around the scren can be very slow and saving files can be very slow, my models have lots of facets

I am looking for sugestions as to what to buy that will run better
#2 Posted : Monday, January 9, 2023 7:38:47 PM(UTC)

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I just switched from a laptop to a Desktop with a graphics card at my job. The saving files and 3d rotation is so much better than the laptop I had. However, the split screen function still does not work well at all. I am curious if anyone has the split screen function in ViaCad or Shark that works well in Windows and what kind of graphics card and processor you are using.
ViaCad 10 Pro
ViaCad 9
Windows 10
#3 Posted : Tuesday, January 10, 2023 10:53:11 AM(UTC)

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a typically high-clocked CPU with a a high single-thread rating as well as a dedicated nVidia Geforce GTX/RTX graphics card (and not a lame integrated one as e.g. an intel UHD), enough RAM (16+ GB) and a SSD (not HDD) is obvious.

The so called 'gaming' notebooks are typically good in this areas but there is less fancy/blinking stuff available too.

Do in general not look for CAD workstations, Xeon CPUs and CAD graphics cards as e.g. nVidia Quadros or Radon FirePros do cost a lot but do not have any benefit for small/medium 3D modelers.
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creativecad on 1/10/2023(UTC)
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