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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™ 3430 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: £1150 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3430 SFF Desktop
Entry Level

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8500 6 core/6 threads 3.0GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz)
  • Memory: 16GB (2 x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Dual Channel Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 1TB 7200 RPM drive, accelerated by 32GB Intel Optane Memory
  • 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 with the best balance between price and performance for general SOLIDWORKS use. With a 512GB Solid State Drive, and mid-range Quadro graphics this is also well suited to occasional simulation and rendering use.

Our Price: £1,400 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop
All Rounder

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8600 6 core/ 6 Threads 3.1GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.3 GHz)
  • Memory: 16GB (2 x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB 2.5 Inch 7200 RPM Hard Drive.
  • Chassis: 460W with 8x DVD+/-RW, SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 5GB NVIDIA Quadro P2000
  • 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 the high end NVIDIA Quadro graphics, 512GB Solid State Drive and 32GB of Ram. Great for those with demanding complex data sets, larger simulations, also well suited to the new SOLIDWORKS Visualize product line due to its high end NVIDIA Card.


Our Price: £1,900 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop
High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8700K 6 cores/12 threads 3.7GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.7 GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB 2.5 Inch 7200 RPM Hard Drive.
  • Chassis: 460W with 8x DVD+/-RW, SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro P4000
  • 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 Simulation

 

Dell Precision™ 3630 Desktop – High End Simulation

Aimed at users who use Simulation and Rendering extensively, for most simulations 6 cores is the best balance between cost and performance*


Our Price: £2,400 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630 Desktop
High End Simulation

  • Processor: Intel Xeon  E-2186G 6 Cores/ 12 threads  3.8GHz, Turbo boost up to 4.7 GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (2x16GB) 2666 MHz DDR4 ECC DIMM
  • Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB 3.5″ Serial ATA (7,200Rpm) Hard Drive
  • Chassis: 460W with 8x DVD+/-RW, SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics: 8 GB NVIDIA Quadro P4000
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: QuietKey USB Keyboard Black
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (4 cores +)
  • 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 the latest generation high end NVIDIA Quadro Graphics enabling you to work efficiently in SOLIDWORKS and other programs while rendering images in Visualize using GPU mode


Our Price: £2,400 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3630 Desktop
High End Visualize

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8700K 6 cores/12 threads 3.7GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.7 GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (2x16GB) 2666 MHz DDR4 Non ECC DIMM
  • Hard Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB 3.5″ Serial ATA (7,200Rpm) Hard Drive
  • Chassis: 460W with 8x DVD+/-RW, SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics: 2x 8GB NVIDIA Quadro P4000*
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: QuietKey USB Keyboard Black
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (up to 4 cores)
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

*also available with single P5000 for those with extremely large datasets

Ultimate Flow Simulation

 

Dell Precision™ 7820 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™ 7820 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™ 7530  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: £1,500 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 3520  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™ 7530  Laptop – All Rounder

15.6inch laptop, aimed at being the best balance between price and performance with solid state drive for improved responsiveness plus 16GB ram and more powerful Quadro graphics to better support larger datasets/ A very capable machine for key functions of SOLIDWORKS parts, assemblies & drawings, occasional rendering and simulation tasks.

Our Price: £1,900 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7530 Laptop
All Rounder

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400H 4 Cores/8 Threads (2.50GHz Turbo Boost up to 4,2GHz)
  • 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 Solid State Drive
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro P2000 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

Also available as 17 Inch Option- Laptop All Rounder-7730 with larger 17.3 inch screen, High End 6Gb Quadro P3200 Graphics for £2400

High End Laptop

 

Dell Precision™ 7530  Laptop – High End

A 15.6inch laptop aimed at users designing more complex parts, assemblies. With double the memory and faster CPU it’s more suited for more complex designs and Simulation tasks.


Our Price: £2,500 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7530 Laptop
High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8850H Six Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.3GHz)
  • 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 P3200 with 6GB 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

Also Available as 17 Inch Option- Laptop  High End-7730 with larger 17.3 Inch screen,  for £2650

High End Visualize Laptop

 

Dell Precision™  7730  Laptop – High End Visualize

17.3 Inch mobile desktop replacement system great for all round SOLIDWORKS use and with a the latest NVIDIA Pascal generation graphics it is the best performance vs price ratio for SOLIDWORKS Visualize, also our first VR certified specification in a laptop.

Our Price: £3,000 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7730  Laptop
High End Visualize

  • Processor:Intel Core i7-8850H Six Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.3GHz)
  • 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 P4200 w/8GB 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

 

High End Simulation Laptop

 

Dell Precision™  7730  Laptop – High End Simulation

The fastest Laptop we offer for SOLIDWORKS & Simulation task. Aimed at users creating the most complex designs who need maximum performance, with high end graphics and for the fastest mobile Xeon processor including support for error code correcting RAM (ECC) it is also ideal for long simulation runs.

Our Price: £3,200 Inc. Delivery (ex. VAT)
Dell Precision™ 7730  Laptop
High End Simulation & Rendering

  • Processor: Intel Core Xeon E-2186M Six Cores/ 12 Threads 2.9GHz, (Turbo boost up to 4.6GHz)
  • 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 P3200 w/6GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • Wireless: Intel WiFi Link 9260 2×2 802.11ac + Bluetooth 5.0
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (6 cores plus)
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Ultra Portable Laptop

 

New Dell Precision™ 7530 15.6inch Ultra Portable Laptop

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™ 5530 Ultra Portable Laptop

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.3GHz)
  • 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:  1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive.
  • Optical Drive:**No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro P2000 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

 

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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