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Performance Guideline

Each configuration is given a rating out of 5 for each SOLIDWORKS product as a guideline to help you choose between the specification.

Use the below key to the ratings for each Hardware Specification below;

See our Hardware Guide  for more information

 

Dell Precision™ 3431 SFF Desktop - Entry Level

Small Form Factor PC, aimed at everyday users of SOLIDWORKS, with 6 core CPU, solid state drive for increased responsiveness and workstation class NVIDIA Quadro P1000 graphics . 

Dell Precision™ 3431 SFF  Desktop
Entry Level

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-9500 6 core/6 threads 3.0GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.4 GHz)
  • Memory: 16GB (2 x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Dual Channel Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 256GB Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 500GB 2.5 Inch 7200 RPM Hard Drive.
  • 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

Performance Guideline

Our Price: £1,125 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

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.

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop
All Rounder

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9700 8 core/ 8 Threads 3.0GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.8 GHz) 
  • Memory: 16GB (2 x 8GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 512GB PCIe MVMe Solid State Drive
  • Chassis: 460W with 8x DVD+/-RW, SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 5GB NVIDIA Quadro P2200 Graphics Card,4 x Display Port
  • 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

Performance Guideline

Our Price: £1,325 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

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. 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop
High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9700K 8 cores/8 threads 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.9 GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 512GB PCIe MVMe Solid State Drive
  •  Chassis: 850W with SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link
  • 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


    Performance Guideline

Our Price: £1,875 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop -Ultimate 32GB

Dell 3630 Mini Tower with fastest i9-9900K CPU for ultiamte SOLIDWORKS perfromance, also includes  high end Quadro RTX graphics, 1TB SSD storage and 32GB RAM. 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop
High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i9-9900K 8 cores/16 threads 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost up to 5.0GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 1TB PCIe MVMe Solid State Drive
  •  Chassis: 850W with SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link
  • 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


    Performance Guideline

Our Price: £2200 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop -Ultimate 64GB

Dell 3630 Mini Tower with fastest i9-9900K CPU for ultiamte SOLIDWORKS perfromance, also includes  high end Quadro RTX graphics, 1TB SSD storage and 64GB RAM. 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop
Ultimate 

  • Processor: Intel Core i9-9900K 8 cores/16 threads 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost up to 5.0GHz)
  • Memory: 64GB (2 x 32GB) 2666MHz DDR4  Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 1TB PCIe MVMe Solid State Drive
  •  Chassis: 850W with SD Card Reader and Dust Filter
  • Graphics Card: 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link
  • 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


    Performance Guideline

Our Price: £2650 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop - High End Visualize 

 

 
Aimed at users who deal those who use SOLIDWORKS Visualize extensively, with 2 high end Quadro RTX cards giving almost double the performance of a single card. 

Dell Precision™ 3630  Desktop
High End Visualize

  • Processor: Intel Core i9-9900K 8 cores/16 threads 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost up to 5.0GHz)
  • Memory: 32GB (4x8GB) 2666 MHz DDR4  NON ECC
  • Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Chassis: 850W with SD Card Reader and Dust Filter 
  • Graphics: Dual 8GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Graphics Card, 3 x Display Port,1x USB C Virtual Link
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: Dell Non Wireless  Keyboard
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Performance Guideline

Our Price: £2800 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 5820  Desktop Ultimate Simulation 32GB 

Aimed at users who deal those who use Simulation and CPU based rendering tools such as Photoview 360 extensively, for most simulations 8 cores is the best balance between cost and performance currently. 

Dell Precision™ 5820  Desktop
Ultimate Simultion 32GB

  • Processor: Intel Xeon W-2145, 8 Cores 3.7GHz, Turbo boost up to 4.5GHz
  • Memory: 32GB (2x16GB) 2666 MHz DDR4 Non ECC DIMM
  • Hard Drive: 1TB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 1TB 3.5" Serial ATA (7,200Rpm) Hard Drive
  • Chassis: 950W with 8x DVD+/-RW, 
  • Graphics: 8GB Quadro RTX 4000
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: Dell Non Wireless Keyboard
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro  
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service
 

Performance Guideline

 

 

Our Price: £3000 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ T5820  Desktop - Ultimate Simulation 64GB

Aimed at users who carry out extremely large simulation tasks particularly users who want to run multiple tasks at once with 8 cores,  64GB of RAM*, 2TB of SSD Storage

Dell Precision™ T5820  Desktop
Ultimate Simulation 64GB

  • Processor: Intel Xeon W-2145, 8 Cores 3.7GHz, Turbo boost up to 4.5GHz
  • 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: 8 GB NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
  • Mice: Dell Optical (Not Wireless) Scroll USB Black Mouse
  • Keyboard: Dell Non Wireless  Keyboard
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (4 cores +) 
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

Performance Guideline

Our Price: £3,750  Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 5820  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.*

Dell Precision™ 5820  Desktop
Ultimate Flow Simulation

  • Processor: Intel Xeon W-2175 14 Cores 2.5GHz Turbo Boost up to 4.3GHz
  • Memory: 64GB (8x8GB) 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 RTX 4000
  • 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

 

Performance Guideline

Our Price: POA Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 3541  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.

Dell Precision™ 3541  Laptop
Entry Level

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9750H 6 Cores/12 Threads, 2.60GHz Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz  
  • Display: 15.6inch FHD 1920x1080 With Cam & Mic
  • Memory: 16GB (1x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4 Non ECC
  • Hard Drive: 256GB Solid State Drive
  • Additional Hard Drive: 500GB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
  • Optical Drive:**No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro P620 with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

 

Perfromance Guideline

Our Price: £1,250 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 7540  Laptop - All Rounder

15.6 inch laptop, aimed at being the best balance between price and performance with solid state drive for improved responsiveness plus 16GB ram and Mid Range Quadro. A very capable machine for key functions of SOLIDWORKS parts, assemblies & drawings, occasional rendering and simulation tasks. 

Dell Precision™ 7540  Laptop
All Rounder

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 15.6inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920x1080 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 T2000 with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • 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-7740 with larger 17.3 inch screen, High End 6Gb Quadro RTX 3000 Graphics for £2000 

 Performance Guideline

 
Our Price: £1800 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop - All Rounder "Plus" Quadro RTX

17.3 inch laptop, aimed at being the best balance between price and performance with solid state drive for improved responsiveness plus 16GB ram and the latest high end  Quadro RTX graphics to better support complex data sets and Visualize rendering with dedicated ray tracing cores. Also well suited for occasional simulation tasks. 

Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop
All Rounder

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 17.3inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920x1080 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 RTX 3000 with 6GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

Performance Guideline

 
Our Price: £2000 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 7540  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 occasional use of Visualization & Simulation tasks. 

Dell Precision™ 7540 Laptop
High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 15.6inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920x1080 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 RTX 3000 with 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory
  • 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-7740 with larger 17.3 Inch screen,  for £2700

Performance Guideline

Our Price: £2,450 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop - High End- 17 Inch Option

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 occasional use of Visualization & Simulation tasks. 

Dell Precision™ 7740 Laptop
High End

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 17.3inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920x1080 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 RTX 3000 with 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service
 

Performance Guideline

Our Price: £2,700 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™  7740  Laptop - Ultimate & Visualize

17.3 Inch mobile desktop replacement system with ultimate performance for Both SOLIDWORKS and Visualize. With the fastest mobile i9 CPU and high end latest NVIDIA RTX generation graphics for dealing with the most complex datasets 

Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop
High End Visualize

  • Processor: Intel Core Processor i9-9980HK 8 Cores, 12 Threads 2.40GHz,Turbo boost up to 5.0GHz
  • Display: 17.3 inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920x1080 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 RTX 4000 w/8GB GDDR6 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

Performance Guideline

N.B. Visualize performance is primarily related to the graphics card, the Quadro RTX 5000 is also available in laptops with 16GB of dedicated memory, this may be required/ beneficial for the most complex/large scenes but adds approx £800 to the price.  Also consider that desktops can be specified with multiple cards to boost performance. 

Our Price: £3,250 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™  7740  Laptop - Ultimate & Simulation

The fastest Laptop we offer for SOLIDWORKS & Simulation tasks. With the fastest mobile Xeon processor including support for error code correcting RAM (ECC) it is also ideal for long simulation runs. 

Dell Precision™ 7740  Laptop
Ultimate & Simulation

  • Processor: Intel Core Xeon E-2286M, 8 Cores, 2.4GHz, (Turbo boost up to 5.0GHz) 
  • Display: 17.3 inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920x1080 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 RTX 3000 with 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (4 cores plus) 
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

Performance Guideline

N.B this laptop is our best rated for Simulation tasks, Desktops may offer better performance due to increased cooling, CPU options

Our Price: £3,450 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Dell Precision™ 5540  Laptop - Ultraportable

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.

Dell Precision™ 5540  Laptop
Ultraportable

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9850H 6 Cores, 12 Threads 2.60GHz,(Turbo boost up to  4.6GHz)
  • Display: 15.6inch Ultra Sharp FHD 1920x1080 Wide View Anti-Glare LED-backlit
  • Memory: 16GB (1x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4 Non ECC
  • OS/ Boot Drive: 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive.
  • Optical Drive: **No internal optical drive available**
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro T2000 with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64bit
  • Support: 3 Year Dell ProSupport and Next Business Day On-Site Service

Performance Guideline

Our Price: £2,250 Inc. Delivery (Ex. VAT)

Hardware prices above are for existing Solid Solutions customers or for hardware purchased with SOLIDWORKS software. Prices are subject to change. Hardware is subject to availability and occasional revision of details. **See our Hardware Guide for more information on expected performance improvements between the different specifications or contact support@solidsolutions.ie

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