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Choosing the right hardware for using SOLIDWORKS

When upgrading your CAD system, you may need to factor in other aspects like training and hardware. Cadtek have teamed up with Dell to offer Desktops and Laptops to cater for a range of needs, if your have any questions or would like further advice, please contact out support team on 01663 741405.

We have also published an article that covers in detail the things you should consider when buying hardware for CAD. These considerations help us specify the following hardware options. Read the full article here

Entry Level Desktop

 

Dell Precision™ 3431 SFF Desktop – Entry Level

Small Form Factor PC, aimed at everyday users of SOLIDWORKS, with quad core CPU, solid state drive for increased responsiveness and workstation class NVIDIA Quadro P1000 graphics.

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Our Price: £1,125 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3431 SFF Desktop
Entry Level

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-9500 6 core/6 threads 3.0GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.4 GHz)
  • Memory: 16GB (2 x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Dual Channel Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 256GB Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 500GB 2.5 Inch 7200 RPM Hard Drive.
  • Chassis: 260W with 8x DVD+/-RW, SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 4 GB NVIDIA Quadro P1000
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB (3 Button Scroll) Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: QuietKey USB Keyboard Black
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service
All Rounder Desktop

 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop – All Rounder

Dell 3630 Mini Tower a very capable machine for general SOLIDWORKS use. with an 8 core i7 CPU, and mid-range Quadro P2200 graphics this is also well suited to occasional simulation and rendering use.

Our Price: £1,325 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630 Desktop All Rounder

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9700 8 core/ 8 Threads 3.0GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.7 GHz) 
  • Memory: 16GB (2 x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  • Chassis: 460W with 8x DVD+/-RW, SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 5GB NVIDIA Quadro P2200 Graphics Card,4 x Display Port
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB (3 Button Scroll) Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: QuietKey USB Keyboard Black
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

High End Desktop

 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop – High End

Dell 3630 Mini Tower with latest high end NVIDIA Quadro RTX Graphics and 32GB ram to handle complex data-sets and acclerate SOLIDWORKS Visualize and VR/AR content. Also a good option for users of simulations products with 8 cores and sufficient RAM for most users.

Our Price: £1,875 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630 Desktop High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9700K 8 cores/8 threads 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.9 GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  •  Chassis: 850W with SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link VR Ready
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB (3 Button Scroll) Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: QuietKey USB Keyboard Black
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Ultimate Desktop 32GB

 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop -Ultimate 32GB

Dell 3630 Mini Tower with fastest i9-9900K CPU for ultimate SOLIDWORKS perfromance, also includes high end Quadro RTX graphics, 1TB SSD storage and 32GB RAM. Again also a good fit for Simulation, Visualize users plus VR/AR content.

Our Price: £2,200 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630 Desktop High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i9-9900K 8 cores/16 threads 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost up to 5.0GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  •  Chassis: 850W with SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link,VR Ready
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB (3 Button Scroll) Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: QuietKey USB Keyboard Black
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Ultimate Desktop 64GB

 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop -Ultimate 64GB

Dell 3630 Mini Tower with fastest i9-9900K CPU for ultimate SOLIDWORKS perfromance, also includes  high end Quadro RTX graphics, 1TB SSD storage and 64GB RAM for dealing with the most complex data or multi-tasking making it a good option for Simulation and Visualize tasks, VR/AR. 

Our Price: £2,650 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630 Desktop Ultimate

  • Processor: Intel Core i9-9900K 8 cores/16 threads 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost up to 5.0GHz)
  • Memory: 64GB (2 x 32GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  •  Chassis: 850W with SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link,VR Ready
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB (3 Button Scroll) Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: QuietKey USB Keyboard Black
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

High End Visualize

 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop – High End Visualize

Aimed at users who deal those who use SOLIDWORKS Visualize extensively, with 2x high end Quadro RTX cards giving almost double the performance of a single card. 

Our Price: £2,800 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630 Desktop High End Visualize

  • Processor: Intel Core i9-9900K 8 cores/16 threads 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost up to 5.0GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (2x16GB) 2666 MHz DDR4  NON ECC
  • Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  • Chassis: 850W with SD Card Reader and Dust Filter 
  • Graphics: Dual 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card  4608 CUDA Cores total (2304 per card) , 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link, VR Ready
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: Dell Non Wireless  Keyboard
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Ultimate Simulation 32GB

 

Dell Precision™ 5820  Desktop Ultimate Simulation 32GB

Aimed at users who deal those who use Simulation tools extensively where the potential stability advantages of a Xeon CPU and Error Code Correcting Memory can be justified, particularly for those running long simulation studies. For most of our simulation tools 8 cores is currently the best balance between cost and performance.

Our Price: £3,000 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 5820 Desktop High End Simulation

  • Processor: Intel Xeon W-2145, 8 Cores 3.7GHz, Turbo boost up to 4.5GHz
  • Memory: 32GB (2x16GB) 2666 MHz DDR ECC DIMM
  • Hard Drive: 1TB PCIe  NVMe Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB 3.5″ Serial ATA (7,200Rpm) Hard Drive
  • Chassis: 950W with 8x DVD+/-RW, 
  • Graphics: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link, VR Ready
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: Dell Non Wireless Keyboard
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro  
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Ultimate Simulation 64GB

 

Dell Precision™ T5820  Desktop – Ultimate Simulation 64GB

Aimed at users who deal those who use Simulation tools extensively where the potential stability advantages of a Xeon CPU and Error Code Correcting(ECC) RAM can be justified, particularly for those running long simulation studies. This specification upgrades to 64GB of RAM, and 2TB of SSD Storage for dealing with very complex simulation studies. 

Our Price: £3,750 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ T5820  Desktop Ultimate Simulation 64GB

  • Processor: Intel Xeon W-2145, 8 Cores 3.7GHz, Turbo boost up to 4.5GHz
  • Memory: 64GB (4x16GB) 2666MHz DDR4 ECC RDIMM
  • Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Chassis: 950W with 8x DVD+/-RW, 
  • Graphics: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link, VR Ready
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: Dell Non Wireless  Keyboard
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (4 cores +) 
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service
Ultimate Flow Simulation

 

Dell Precision™ 5820 Desktop – Ultimate Flow Simulation

Primarily aimed at users who deal with large cell count Flow simulation problems, Could also be useful for heavy users of SOLIDWORKS Plastics, CPU based rendering tools such as Photoview 360. For other Simulation use it would mainly be suited to those users wanting to run multiple tasks at once.


Our Price: POA
Dell Precision™ 5820 Desktop
Ultimate Flow Simulation

  • Processor: Dual Intel Xeon Gold 6136 12 Core 3.0GHz, Turbi Boost upto 3.7GHz 24 Cores Total
  • Memory: 64GB (4x16GB) 2666MHz DDR4 ECC RDIMM
  • Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Chassis: 950W with 8x DVD+/-RW
  • Graphics: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro P4000 (2DP & 1DVI-I)
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: QuietKey USB Keyboard Black
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support:3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Entry Level Laptop

 

Dell Precision™ 3541  Laptop – Entry Level

Smaller 15.6 inch laptop, aimed at users who don’t produce large assemblies or very complex parts but still a very capable machine for key functions of SOLIDWORKS parts, assemblies & drawings.


Our Price: £1,250 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3541  Laptop
Entry Level

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8300H 4 Cores/8 Threads (2.30GHz Turbo Boost up to 4,0GHz)
  • Display: 15.6inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920×1080 With Cam & Mic
  • Memory: 8GB (1x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4 Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 500GB 7200 RPM Hard Drive, accelerated by 32GB Intel Optane Memory
  • Optical Drive:**No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro P1000 with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • Wireless: Intel WiFi Link 9260 2×2 802.11ac + Bluetooth 5.0
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

All Rounder Laptop

 

Dell Precision™ 7540  Laptop – All Rounder

15.6 inch laptop, aimed at being the best balance between price and performance with solid state drive for improved responsiveness plus 16GB ram and Mid Range Quadro. A very capable machine for key functions of SOLIDWORKS parts, assemblies & drawings, occasional rendering and simulation tasks. 

Our Price: £1,800 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7540 Laptop All Rounder

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 15.6inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920×1080 With Cam & Mic
  • Memory: :16GB (2 x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4 Non ECC 
  • Hard Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro T2000 with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

Also available as 17 Inch Option- Laptop All Rounder-7740 with larger 17.3 inch screen, High End 6Gb Quadro RTX 3000 Graphics for £2000 

All Rounder Laptop "Plus" Quadro RTX

 

Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop – All Rounder “Plus” Quadro RTX

17.3 inch laptop, aimed at being the best balance between price and performance with solid state drive for improved responsiveness plus 16GB ram and the latest high end Quadro RTX graphics to better support complex data sets and Visualize rendering with dedicated ray tracing cores. Also well suited for occasional simulation tasks. 

Our Price: £2,000 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7740 Laptop All Rounder

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 17.3inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920×1080 With Cam & Mic
  • Memory: :16GB (2 x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4 Non ECC 
  • Hard Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 with 6GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service
High End Laptop

 

Dell Precision™ 7540  Laptop – High End

A 15.6inch laptop with the latest high end NVIDIA Quadro RTX Graphics and 32GB ram to handle complex data-sets and acclerate SOLIDWORKS Visualize and VR/AR content. Also a good option for users of simulations products with 6 cores and sufficient RAM for most users.

Our Price: £2,450 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7540 Laptop High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 15.6inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920×1080 With Cam & Mic
  • Memory: : 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2666MHz  DDR4 Non ECC
  • OS/ Boot Drive:  1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive.
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 with 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

Also Available as 17 Inch Option- Laptop  High End-7740 with larger 17.3 Inch screen,  for £2700

High End Laptop 17 Inch Option

 

Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop – High End- 17 Inch Option

17.3inch laptop with latest high end NVIDIA Quadro RTX Graphics and 32GB ram to handle complex data-sets and acclerate SOLIDWORKS Visualize and VR/AR content. Also a good option for users of simulations products with 6 cores and sufficient RAM for most users. 

Our Price: £2,700 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7740 Laptop High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 17.3inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920×1080 With Cam & Mic
  • Memory: : 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2666MHz  DDR4 Non ECC
  • OS/ Boot Drive:  1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive.
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 with 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service
High End Ultimate & Visualize Laptop

 

Dell Precision™  7740  Laptop – Ultimate & Visualize

17.3 Inch mobile desktop replacement system with ultimate performance for Both SOLIDWORKS and Visualize. With the fastest mobile i9 CPU and high end latest NVIDIA RTX generation graphics for dealing with complex datasets.

Our Price: £3,250 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop High End Visualize

  • Processor: Intel Core Processor i9-9980HK 8 Cores, 12 Threads 2.40GHz,Turbo boost up to 5.0GHz
  • Display: 17.3 inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920×1080 With Cam & Mic
  • Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2400MHz DDR4 Non ECC 
  • OS/ Boot Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive.
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 w/8GB GDDR6 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service
High End Ultimate & Simulation Laptop

 

Dell Precision™  7740  Laptop – Ultimate & Simulation

The fastest Laptop we offer for SOLIDWORKS & Simulation tasks. With the fastest mobile Xeon processor including support for error code correcting RAM (ECC) it is also ideal for long simulation runs. 

Our Price: £3,450 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop High End Simulation & Rendering

  • Processor: Intel Core Xeon E-2286M, 8 Cores, 2.4GHz, (Turbo boost up to 5.0GHz) 
  • Display: 17.3 inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920×1080 With Cam & Mic
  • Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4 ECC 
  • OS/ Boot Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive.
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 with 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (4 cores plus) 
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Ultra Portable Laptop

 

Dell Precision™ 5540  Laptop – Ultra Portable

The sleekest model in the range at just 17mm maximum thickness and starting at just 1.8kg this still packs in a quad core CPU and 4GB NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics giving great performance while retaining portability.

Our Price: £2,250 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 5540 Ultra Portable Laptop

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 15.6inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920×1080 Wide View Anti-Glare LED-backlit
  • Memory: 16GB (1x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4 Non ECC
  • OS/ Boot Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive.
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro T2000 with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

The prices above are for hardware purchased with SOLIDWORKS software. Prices are subject to change. Hardware is subject to availability and occasional revision of details.

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