Workstation for CAD Programs

Please note that Vertex BD 2020 requires internet connection regardless of the license type.




 




This hardware recommendation applies to

Workstations for Vertex CAD program versions 2020 (26.0).

Hardware information updated

08.11.2018



Operating System, Main Memory and Hard Disk of a Workstation

Operating system

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 10
  • 64-bit UK/FIN

Main memory

  • 8 GB for basic use
  • 16 or 32 GB for large models (like in Plant application)

Hard disk

  • 256 GB SSD or more

Internet connection

  • Vertex BD 2020 (26.0) requires internet connection.

Graphics Card of a Workstation

Desktops

  • Nvidia Quadro K1200/K2200/P1000/P2000/P4000
  • Nvidia Quadro K620/P600 (budget option)

Laptops

  • Nvidia Quadro M1200/M2200/P1000/P2000/P3200
  • Nvidia Quadro M620/P600 (budget option)

These are not recommended for Vertex CAD use

  • Intel HD Graphics
  • AMD Radeon
  • Nvidia GeForce series

Processor of a Workstation

Desktops

  • INTEL® Core™ i9-9900K 3.6GHz, 8-ydintä, missä yhdelle ytimelle max. 5.0 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)
  • INTEL® Core™ i7-8700K 3.7GHz, 6-cores, one core max. 4.7 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)
  • INTEL® Core™ i7-7700K 4.2GHz, 4-cores, one core max. 4.5 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)
  • INTEL® Core™ i7-6700K 4.0GHz, 4-cores, one core max. 4.2 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)
  • INTEL® Xeon® W-2135, 6-cores, one core max. 4.5 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)
  • INTEL® Xeon® E5-1650 v4, 6-cores, one core max. 4.0 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)

Laptops

  • INTEL® Core™ i7-8750H 2.2GHz, 6-cores, one core max. 4.1 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)
  • INTEL® Core™ i7-8850H 2.6GHz, 6-cores, one core max. 4.3 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)
  • INTEL® Xeon® E-2186M 2.90GHz, 6-cores, one core max. 4.6 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)
  • INTEL® Xeon® E3-1505M v6 3.0GHz, 4-cores, one core max. 4.0 GHz (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology)

Example Computers

Desktops

HP Workstation Z2 TWR

  • INTEL Core i7-8700K 3.7GHz (max. 4.7 GHz Intel® Turbo Boost Technology )
  • 6 cores / Hyper-Threading
  • Main memory recommendation 16 GB or more
  • SSD 256GB or more
  • Nvidia Quadro P600/P1000/P2000/P4000
  • Network card 10/100/1000
  • Keyboard + optical wheel mouse
  • Windows 10 UK/FIN 64 bit
  • 3-Year on-site warranty

HP Workstation Z4 TWR

  • INTEL Core Xeon W-2125 4GHz (max. 4.5 GHz Intel® Turbo Boost Technology )

  • 4 cores / Hyper-Threading
  • Main memory recommendation 16 GB or more

  • SSD 256GB or more

  • Nvidia Quadro P600/P1000/P2000/P4000

  • Network card 10/100/1000

  • Keyboard + optical wheel mouse

  • Windows 10 UK/FIN 64 bit

  • 3-Year on-site warranty

15" laptops

HP ZBook Studio G5

  • Intel Core i7-8750H (one core max. 4.1 Ghz )
  • 6 cores / Hyper-Threading
  • 15.6inch IPS
  • 512 GB SSD PCIe - NVM Express (NVMe)
  • 16 GB (1 x 16 GB) DDR4 SDRAM
  • Nvidia Quadro P1000
  • Weight 2.05 kg
  • Windows 10 UK/FIN 64 bit
  • 3-Year on-site warranty

HP ZBook 15 G5

  • Intel Core i7-8850H (one core max. 4.3 Ghz )
  • 6 cores / Hyper-Threading
  • 15.6inch IPS
  • 512 GB SSD PCIe - NVM Express (NVMe)
  • 16 GB (1 x 16 GB) DDR4 SDRAM
  • Nvidia Quadro P2000
  • Weight 2.6 kg
  • Windows 10 UK/FIN 64 bit
  • 3-Year on-site warranty

17" laptop

HP ZBook 17 G5

  • Intel Core i7-8850H (one core max. 4.3 Ghz )
  • 6 cores / Hyper-Threading
  • 17.3inch IPS
  • 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4 SDRAM
  • 512 GB - M.2 2280 SSD NVMe
  • Nvidia Quadro P3200
  • Weight 3.2 kg
  • Windows 10 UK/FIN 64 bit
  • 3-Year on-site warranty