Building A Laptop for Autocad 2012

  shibby__ 19:07 31 Jul 2012

I Am Building A Laptop For AutoCad 2012, Everything On A List that I Made Myself,But I Am Not Sure If It Goes Together Or Which Is Better Or If It Will Slow It Down. I Don't Want Bare Minimum Either, Feel free To Change Up Or Add Things To Make The Laptop better For Me, thankyou :)

  • 8 gb of ram

  • 7200 rpm hard drive

  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Microsoft® Direct3D®-capable workstation-class graphics card

  • 1,024 x 768 display resolution with true color (1,600 x 1,050 with true color recommended)

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit Edition

  • Internal Bluetooth Card

  • Intel® Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300

  • Built-in 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN Card

  • Onboard high-definition sound system

  • 12x Blu-Ray Burner/16x DVD±R/ 2.4X +DL Super-Multi Drive

  • 2x PCI Express USB 3.0

  • 520 Series 180GB Intel Solid State

  • 8GB PC3-8500/1066Mhz DDR3 - 2 DIMM

  Forum Editor 07:22 01 Aug 2012

Do you mean that you are ordering a custom-built laptop from a supplier, or that you intend to build this machine yourself?

If you are contemplating a self - build I advise you to think long and hard, it isn't easy to put a laptop together. There are lots of off the shelf machines on the market that are more than capable of running AutoCad

  Aitchbee 09:19 01 Aug 2012

I would have thought a nice large monitor screen > 21" would be a pre-requisite for CAD.

  interzone55 21:22 01 Aug 2012

I have to agree with HB on this, you really want a super high res large monitor for Autocad.

24" full HD would be the minimum, with something like the super desirable 27" 2560x1440 Apple cinema displays as a preferred option...

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