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AutoCAD from Autodesk, is one of the best known and most popular computer-aided design software packages available today. A staggering achievement if you take into account that the software was first released in 1982. AutoCAD is a widely used software package, finding a home in many different industries. Especially architecture and engineering. AutoDESK was the first CAD software that brought CAD to personal computers and away from the expensive minicomputers of the day.

Today everyone from amateur hobbyists to skilled designers use AutoCAD to create models for 3D printing and final designs that will go into production. It’s likely that most of the items you owned were at some point created on AutoCAD.

Modern AutoCAD has kept pace with developments with 2D and 3D drawing tools, specialized 3D printing features and compliance with a wide range of international standards.


SYSTEM RECOMMENDATIONS:
Recommended Titan Computers for AutoCAD
Unlike many modern professional applications, AutoCAD enjoys few if any benefits from hyperthreading or additional CPU cores. A workstation’s CPU clock speed is a much more important determinant of the experience you’ll have in AutoCAD than the number of cores it has. In fact, since CPUs with many cores have more conservative clock speeds to manage heat, you may find that expensive CPUs with very high core counts will perform significantly worse than a chip with the same generation of CPU architecture, but only four cores.

The exception comes when you need to work with and manipulate point-cloud data. This data results from performing 3D scans on objects and AutoCAD can manipulate these 3D scans directly. In that case increased core counts may make a difference. In general however a good CAD computer will have have single-threaded performance, a healthy amount of RAM to accommodate complex models and a professional grade graphics card such as a Quadro or FirePro product. We are, therefore, able to offer the following guidelines for ideal configurations:

Titan C141
Intel CPU (the faster the better)
Nvidia Quadro P600 or better
At least 8GB Memory
DDR4
250GB+ SSD Primary Drive
1TB Storage Hard Drive
Windows 10
Titan X151
Intel Core i7 (the faster the better)
Nvidia Quadro P2000 or better
At least 16GB Memory DDR4
256GB+ SSD Primary Drive
1TB Storage Hard Drive
Windows 7, 8.1 or 10
Titan X299 Vulcan
Overclocked Intel Core i9
Nvidia P4000 or better
32GB-64GB Memory DDR4
256GB+ NVMe or M.2 SSD Drive
1TB Storage Hard Drive
Windows 10

Alternative and case specific configurations

If you need a portable workstation capable of handling CAD much better than any regular laptop would then you can consider one of our Titan X4K.

Titan X150M
Intel Core i7 (the faster the better)
Nvidia Quadro P3000
At least 16GB Memory DDR4
256GB+ SSD Primary Drive
1TB Storage Hard Drive
Windows 10



Titan X4K
Intel Core i7 (the faster the better)
At least 16GB Memory DDR4
256GB+ SSD Primary Drive
1TB Storage Hard Drive
Windows 10


Operating systems supported by Autodesk AutoCAD 2017

Windows 10 64-bit Professional
Windows 8.1 64-bit (Pro)
Windows 7 64-bit (Professional and Ultimate)

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Titan C141 - Intel Core Kaby Lake Series Compact Mini Tower Workstation PC up to 4 cores
Titan C141 - Intel Core Kaby Lake Series Compact Mini Tower Workstation PC up to 4 cores
Starting Price: $1,045.00

Have you ever looked at your computer and though this is great, but I really wish it took up half the space? Well, the C141 may be exactly what the doctor ordered. The Thermaltake Urban S1 case provides the perfect platform for a hard working computer that gives you your workspace back while still providing the same style as any fruit-themed computer.


Titan X151 - Intel i7 Kaby Lake Series CAD Modeling Workstation PC up to 4 cores
Titan X151 - Intel i7 Skylake Series CAD Modeling Workstation PC up to 4 cores
Starting Price: $1,655.00

You cant have it all or You have to learn to compromise is not something we were thinking when we built the new X151. Why not have great performance at a great price? Building on the solid foundation of our X150, the X151 combines the latest Socket 1151 with the superlative Intel Kaby Lake generation of CPUs. Providing the latest platform and features at a fantastic price point.


Titan X131 - Intel i3, i5 & i7 Coffee Lake Mini ITX Portable Workstation PC up to 6 cores
Titan X131 - Intel i3, i5 & i7 Coffee Lake Mini ITX Compact Workstation PC up to 6 cores
Starting Price: $1,784.00

Do you love high-performance computers, but hate big, noisy machines on your desk? If that sounds like you then our ultra-compact Titan X131 is the tiny terror youve been waiting for. This diminutive dominator comes with a selection of the latest multi-core Coffee Lake CPUs from Intel. If youre interested in the future of compact power then the X131 is for you.


Titan X131P - Intel i3 Coffee Lake Mini ITX Portable Workstation PC up to 4 cores
Titan X131P - Intel i3 Coffee Lake Mini ITX Portable Workstation PC up to 4 cores
Starting Price: $1,998.00

Whoever said that bigger is better has never seen our Titan X131P workstation. This ready-to-ship pre-built machine packs the power of Intels latest Coffee Lake technology into a tiny, yet stylish chassis. If you need a powerful computer in a portable package ASAP then the X131P should be on your shortlist.


Titan W161 - Intel i7 Coffee Lake Series CAD Modeling Workstation PC up to 6 cores
Titan W161 - Intel i7 Coffee Lake Series CAD Modeling Workstation PC up to 6 cores
Starting Price: $2,259.00

With its sporty twin-fan front intake and clean sportscar lines, youd be forgiven for thinking that our W161 is another hotrod PC meant for entertainment. The truth is this one of our most balanced workstations aimed at accelerating the workflow of CAD/CAM professionals while providing enough multi-core power to remain flexible. Sporting the latest Intel Coffee Lake i7 technology, the W161 is a sign that your CAD workstations need an upgrade.


Titan X150M - Nvidia Quadro Intel i7 powered Mobile Workstation Laptop PC
Our Price: $2,350.00

Are you always away from a desk, but still need the power for professional CAD or 3D-modelling work on the go? The Titan X150 is strong yet portable solution to that particular conundrum. Dont let its low-profile and subtle, yet stylish design fool you. This is a potent little monster.


Titan X4K - Intel i7 8700K Coffee Lake 6 Core Mobile Workstation Laptop
Our Price: $2,755.00

The Titan X4K is one of the most powerful and highly portable Mobile Workstation Six Core Laptop in the market featuring 6th Generation Intel i7 CPUs "Coffee Lake" with speeds of up to 4.7Ghz and up to 64GB of Dual-channel DDR4 memory. Available in 15.6" and 17" format.


Titan X179 All-In-One - 34" All In One Intel Xeon E5 V4 Broadwell-EP Workstation PC up to 22 Cores
Titan X179 All-In-One - 34" All In One Intel Intel i7 Coffee Lake Series Workstation PC
Starting Price: $2,899.00

If you love simplicity, elegance, space saving technology and ton of performance then our new Titan AIO system is set to blow you away. This is the computer for those who look at iMacs with envy, but just cant compromise on those all-important specifications. Its lean, its mean and you wont believe what weve squeezed inside this incredible machine.


X299 VULCAN 10 - Overclocked 4.7GHz Intel Core i9-7900X 10 Cores Workstation PC
X299 VULCAN 10 - Overclocked 4.7GHz Intel Core i9-7900X 10 Cores Workstation PC
Starting Price: $3,995.95

Do you feel the need for speed? Not content with coloring inside the lines? If thats you then the volcanic performance of the overclocked Vulcan 10 is everything that you hope for in a high-performance workstation system. Tuned to the highest rock solid frequency we can achieve and backed by our uncompromising customer service, with the Vulcan you can put the pedal to the metal.


   
 
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