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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.


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Recommended Titan Computers for AutoCAD
Unlike many modern professional applications, AutoCAD enjoys few if any benefits from hyperthreading or additional CPU cores. A workstations CPU clock speed is a much more important determinant of the experience you will 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 C161
Intel i7 (the faster the better)
Nvidia Quadro P2000 or better
At least 16GB Memory DDR4
250GB+ SSD Primary Drive
1TB Storage Hard Drive
Windows 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 C161 - Intel i7 8700 Coffee Lake Series - CAD Compact Workstation PC - up to 6 CPU cores
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Titan C161 - Intel i7 8700 Coffee Lake Series - CAD Compact Workstation PC - up to 6 CPU cores

Just because budgets are tight doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice solid performance! WIth the Titan C161 we’ve gone back to basics, stripped away the fat and put everything into building a fundamentally fast computer for every-day professionals in a variety of fields. Especially CAD applications. This is one of our most impressive entry-level workstations and possibly your next workhorse!




Titan W161 - Intel Core i9 9th Gen Coffee Lake CAD Modeling Workstation PC up to 8 cores
Titan W161 - Intel Core i9 9th Gen Coffee Lake CAD Modeling Workstation PC up to 8 cores
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Titan W161 - Intel i7 and i9 9th Generation Coffee Lake Series CAD Modeling Workstation PC up to 8 cores

With its sporty twin-fan front intake and clean sports car lines, you’d 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 i9 technology, the W161 is a sign that your CAD workstations need an upgrade.



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Titan W422 - Intel Xeon W Skylake for VR Design Workstation PC up to 18 cores

Virtual reality is all the rage these days and the system requirements for consuming it are going down all the time. But what about those who want to create the next big VR experience? We’ve taken the latest professional-grade components and created one of the most cost-effective 3D Rendering workstations with VR-grade horsepower on the market. Welcome to the W422.



Titan X4K - Intel Core i9 9th Gen Coffee Lake 8 Core Mobile Workstation Laptop
Titan X4K - Intel Core i9 9th Gen Coffee Lake 8 Core Mobile Workstation Laptop
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The Titan X4K is one of the most powerful and highly portable Mobile Workstation Eight Core Laptop in the market featuring 9th Generation Intel i7 and i9 CPUs "Coffee Lake" with speeds of up to 5.0Ghz and up to 64GB of Dual-channel DDR4 memory. Available in 15.6" and 17" format.


Titan VULCAN 8 - Overclocked to 5.2GHz Intel Core i9-9900K 8 Cores - Design / Editing Workstation Computer
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Titan VULCAN 8 - Overclocked to 5.2GHz Intel Core i9-9900K 8 Cores - Graphics Editing Workstation Computer

The Titan Vulcan 8 is an example of “Go big or go home” when it comes to system building. It reliably operates above the 5Ghz threshold all day, every day with our guaranteed overclock. No matter the load you throw at it. With the latest enthusiast-class i9 CPU from Intel and cutting edge RTX GPU, the Vulcan 8 is a force to be reckoned with for design, media editing and after-work entertainment.





Titan W422 Octane - Intel Xeon W Skylake CPU - Computer Designed for CUDA GPU Rendering - Workstation PC up to 18 Cores
Titan W422 Octane - Intel Xeon W Skylake CPU - Computer Designed for CUDA GPU Rendering - Workstation PC up to 18 Cores
Starting Price: $4,430.00


Titan W422 Octane - Intel Xeon W Skylake CPU - Computer Designed for CUDA GPU Rendering - Workstation PC up to 18 Cores

There are plenty of high-end computers out there that boast multiple GPUs. What they don’t tell you is that just because you can put a whole bunch of GPUs into a computer, doesn’t mean you’ll get the full benefit. The Titan W422 Octane has no such problems. We’ve carefully chosen the best processor and motherboard combination to let you wring as much performance from your multi-GPU setup as possible. In fact, every component in this workstation has been chosen around the concept of multi-GPU computing. If you’re looking to crunch some GPU workloads, this is where to start.



Titan VULCAN 14 - Overclocked to 4.6GHz Intel Core i9-7940X 14 Cores - Video Editing Workstation Computer
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No, we didn’t name the Vulcan 14 after the alien race from Star Trek, but it is only logical that you stop and consider this powerhouse, overclocked professional workstation. Built around a formidable 14-core Skylake-X CPU, this is a machine designed to be taken seriously while delivering above and beyond the specifications on the box.



   
 
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