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SOLIDWORKS Hardware

Get SOLIDWORKS Hardware recommendations and system best practices from the Javelin team

Optimize your workstation budget

Optimize Your Workstation Budget for Design and Engineering Applications – Simulation

Learn how to optimize your SOLIDWORKS workstation budget for different CAD workflows, specifically structural and plastics simulation.

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SOLIDWORKS Hardware

Upgrade your SOLIDWORKS Software & Dell Hardware for Maximum Productivity

Learn how SOLIDWORKS assemblies are opening 4 times faster after performing a “routine upgrade” of Dell hardware and SOLIDWORKS software.

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2021 System Requirements

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2021 System Recommendations

Here is an overview of our current recommended SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2021 system specifications and requirements. While the following recommendations…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Hardware

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2020 Server Hardware Recommendations

Article co-authored by Samir Lohmann on Here is an overview of our current recommended SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2020 Server hardware…

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Video card driver

Why might a Video Card Driver not install, causing an incompatibility warning?

Microsoft has announced a new video card driver structure for all hardware manufacturers: “DCHU (Declarative, Componentized, Hardware Support Apps, Universal API…

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SOLIDWORKS Performance Test will help you select the right Workstation

Are you looking for a new SOLIDWORKS workstation?  You may have already reviewed the latest Hardware Recommendations available on our…

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SOLIDWORKS Crash Screen

SOLIDWORKS Crash Troubleshooting Guide (Part 1 of 3)

Experiencing a repeated SOLIDWORKS Crash? This is the first in our series of crash troubleshooting guides.  Here are some recommended…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Update FAQs

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Update FAQs

Get your SOLIDWORKS 2017 Update frequently asked questions answered below: SOLIDWORKS 2017 General Information SOLIDWORKS 2017 Installation SOLIDWORKS 2017 Standalone…

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

Like many folks, I’ve had a 3D motion controller sitting on or near my desk for years now.  One of…

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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…

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How do multi-core processors help with SolidWorks?

SolidWorks actually uses multi-thread technology for certain functions.  This is different from when we talk about multi-cores.  Multi-core describes the…

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System Information

Optimizing the Virtual Memory on a System

The virtual memory on your computer should be adjusted to provide optimum performance, and minimum fragmentation.  While this guide is…

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