CAD Hardware Archive

A Guide to the Best Mouse for SolidWorks

One of the more overlooked aspects of selecting an appropriate system for 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks is also, perhaps, one of the most important – the computer mouse. While modern computing is moving in the direction of touchscreen-only interfaces, it will likely be many years

Build Your Own CAD Workstation – Build List and Reviews

Recently, I have had the chance to put together a CAD workstation build for myself. I finally was able to afford and build my own workstation. But in doing so, I was unable to go to the very extreme and build myself a system which could, if

Choosing the Best SolidWorks Graphics Card

When deciding to choose what hardware you will use to run your high-end 3D CAD software, you will need to select a SolidWorks graphics card. With so many options available, selecting the right graphics card may seem like a difficult task. However, with a good understanding of

Is the Logitech M570 with a Trackball an Ideal CAD Mouse?

Amazing Ease of Use for CAD With regards to CAD, the easy of use on the Logitech M570 is great for one reason, the trackball. It has trackball technology which allows control of the cursor by moving your thumb, thus providing extreme precision when designing with CAD softwares. I

CAD Mouse Review: Mionix Naos 3200

Ease of Use The Mionix NAOS 3200 is a plug-and-play device and works right out of the box. Mionix provides a configuration software that can be installed for customization. The software allows you to change sensitivity, mouse button actions, and lastly, the LED options. However, one thing lacking

What is the Best Laptop for AutoCAD?

Even though it is recommended to perform CAD designs on desktop computers, using a laptop computer is also a possibility. Laptops are simple because they are portable, lightweight, and well-balanced for many tasks. Especially for students and beginners in AutoCAD, it may not be economically feasible to invest in

The Best Computer for AutoCAD

Choosing a computer for AutoCAD is a tough decision considering that you need to select such a computer with the best balance of options, quality, and at the same time price. However, if money is not a conver, this task will be simple as one will just