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New PC for AutoCAD

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Jacob427, Dec 27, 2012.

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  1. Jacob427

    Jacob427 Thread Starter

    Dec 27, 2012
    I am looking to buy a PC to run AutoCAD on along with regular uses such as streaming video and listening to music. I've been searching the internet lately for possible PC's and can't make a decision.

    My father has an HP Slimline s5 with an Intel i3 processor and 6GB RAM, also it has integrated Intel graphics. He says it runs just fine.
    So far I am interested in this PC - HP Pavilion HPE h8-1230 AMD FX FX-6120 / 3.5 GHz with 10GB RAM with NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 graphics and 2TB hard drive.

    I basically need to know what would be recommended to run AutoCAD, and if I found a PC that would work.

    I generally use CAD in 2D but would occasionally use it in 3D.

    Thanks for the help

  2. Frank4d

    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

    Sep 10, 2006
    What you have picked out, while not great, should be adequate for AutoCad. I currently run AutoCad LT 2006 on this PC which has an AMD Phenom II X3 720 CPU, 4GB RAM, Intel HD4000 integrated graphics, and Windows 7 32-bit. At work we have about a dozen people running AutoCad Mechanical 2010 on PCs that are mid-range business use PCs and they seem to work OK (the company is too cheap to issue workstation PCs)

    For 3-D you might want to consider more of a gaming graphics computer.
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