Is the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (4GB GDDR5) a good enough GPU to run autoCAD

I’m a student who is going to college and I will be studying engineering and I have the Acer 15.6″ Nitro 7 Gaming Laptop with 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-9750H Six-Core, 16 GB RAM, and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (4GB GDDR5). Is this sufficient to run AutoCAD?

Asked on November 27, 2019 in AutoCAD.
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My instinct is that yes, that setup would be fine for general AutoCAD work.

 

Of course, you could always open a really complex drawing which could cause you problems. Not all drawings require the same processing power 😉

 

If you already have this laptop, I’d suggest downloading the AutoCAD free trial to test performance before buying the software.

AutoCAD free trial: https://www.autodesk.com/products/autocad/free-trial

Answered on November 27, 2019.

Just for some extra context, the ‘Asus Geforce Turbo GTX 1080’ is listed as fine for AutoCAD but not good for 3D CAD. Source: https://www.scan2cad.com/cad/cad-graphics-card/

on November 27, 2019.

What is the best budget laptop you would suggest for autoCAD then?

on November 27, 2019.

At Scan2CAD we published a comparison post for the best laptops for CAD.

on November 28, 2019.
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Shoham, you might also want to consider laptops with Quadro graphic cards since those are the ones that can really run modeling and rendering programs.

Answered on March 9, 2020.
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