Workstation spec for CAD machine

  billshankley 14:35 15 Feb 11
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Hi all, I have a spec for a CAD station that will run Solidworks 2008 and i'm looking for a second, third, fourth opinion!

Processor (CPU)
Intel® Core™i7-2600 Quad Core (3.40GHz, 8MB Cache) + HD Graphics
Motherboard
ASUS® P8P67 WS REVOLUTION: Unmatched Graphics Performance
Memory (RAM)
4GB KINGSTON HYPER-X SPECIAL EDITION GREY - DDR3 1600MHz (2 x 2GB KIT)
Graphics Card
PNY QUADRO 2000 1GB GDDR5, 192 CUDA CORES, 2 x DP, 1 x DVI-I
Memory - 1st Hard Disk
500GB SERIAL ATA 3-Gb/s HARD DRIVE WITH 8MB CACHE (7,200rpm)
Power Supply
450W Quiet 80 PLUS Dual Rail PSU + 120mm Case Fan (£29)
Processor Cooling
SUPER QUIET 22dBA TRIPLE COPPER HEATPIPE CPU COOLER (£19)

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