Hold on to your 3D motion controllers folks…they just became a whole lot more useful!

3DConnexion SpaceNavigator

Like many folks, I've had a 3D motion controller sitting on or near my desk for years now.  One of the things that frustrated me with motion controllers in general, and specifically the motion controllers manufactured by 3DConnexion, was that their usage was limited to a very, ... Read More

Upgrading your laptop?

Are you thinking of upgrading your laptop and optimizing your SolidWorks experience? Here are my personal suggestions for what you should be looking for. For the processor I would recommend an Intel i5 or an i7, depending on your budget. For general SolidWorks users, I ... Read More

Do you use a HP Z800 with 64GB or more of RAM? PLEASE READ…

If you use, or are planning on purchasing in the near future, a HP Z800 workstation running Windows 7 x64 that has 64 GB or more of RAM installed and NVidia Quadro graphics, you could run into a driver compatibility problem that will prevent SolidWorks from running unless ... Read More

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