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DCHU Graphics Card Driver Information regarding SOLIDWORKS

For newer computer setups running on Windows 10 versions 1809 and newer, you might notice that our current graphics card driver has DCHU attached to it as seen in the image below.  This stands for Declarative, Componentized, Hardware Support Apps, Universal API compliance. This is…

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SOLIDWORKS Crash Troubleshooting Guide (Part 2 of 3)

Part 2 of our SOLIDWORKS Crash Troubleshooting Guide includes recommendations for graphics cards and utilizing SOLIDWORKS Rx. Catch up on part 1 of the guide. Ensure that your graphics driver is certified.  This does not mean the latest driver.  The latest driver is not necessarily…

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Use Software OpenGL option in SOLIDWORKS

First let’s talk about a few terminologies that we hear a lot in computer world including Graphics Processing Unit and Hardware Acceleration that help to understand what OpenGL is and what it does. What is Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)? In the early days of computing,…

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SOLIDWORKS Certified Graphics Drivers

AMD ATI FirePro V9800

As a SOLIDWORKS user your likely aware that SOLIDWORKS requires a SOLIDWORKS Certified Graphics Drivers for 3D graphics processing. In many cases, neither the driver that a computer ships preloaded with, nor the latest driver available from a vendor’s website are SOLIDWORKS Certified Graphics Drivers….

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