SOLIDWORKS Video Card

SOLIDWORKS Certified Graphics Drivers

  SOLIDWORKS works closely with graphics card manufacturers to ensure compatibility and certification.  Having a proper graphics card and driver is essential for best performance and stability of the software. It is crucial to have a professional grade 3D graphics card installed.  SOLIDWORKS only supports…

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SOLIDWORKS Certified NVIDIA Graphics Card Drivers – Branch Family Support

SOLIDWORKS requires a certified graphics card and driver for optimal performance and stability.  Our SOLIDWORKS Certified Graphics Drivers blog post provides detailed information recommended SOLIDWORKS graphics cards and drivers. SOLIDWORKS is also transitioning to support “Branch Family” of NVIDIA drivers to make it easier to…

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

Video card driver

Microsoft has announced a new video card driver structure for all hardware manufacturers: “DCHU (Declarative, Componentized, Hardware Support Apps, Universal API compliance) “. What does this mean for SOLIDWORKS? Towards the end of 2018, hardware manufacturers began shipping new systems with the new video card driver…

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How to stop Windows from updating your SOLIDWORKS certified video card driver!

It is a story we hear time and again from customers: They take the time and effort to download the correct certified driver for SOLIDWORKS from the SOLIDWORKS certified list, only to have a Windows update come along and displace that driver with the “Latest…

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