Auto Cad

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  1. macdaddy121 macrumors 6502a

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    I hope this is the right area for this question......Does anyone use autocad on their mac? How well does it work? Is it really slow? Just let me know if it works and how well. I am an architecture student and this is pretty important. Thanks.
     
  2. CanadaRAM macrumors G5

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    Define your question a bit better -- because AutoDesk AutoCAD comes in a variety of versions, none of which are OSX compatible.

    So: Are you asking about running AutoCAD under VirtualPC, or running AutoCAD on Windows with BootCamp, or running a different drafting program altogether that reads and writes DXF files?

    "System requirements for AutoCAD 2007 for users who are focusing on 2D drawing creation are as follows:

    * Intel® Pentium® IV processor recommended
    * Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or Home Edition (SP1 or SP2), Windows XP Tablet PC Edition (SP2), or Windows 2000 (SP3 or SP4)
    * 512 MB RAM
    * 750 MB free disk space for installation
    * 1024x768 VGA display with true color
    * Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.0 (SP1 or higher)

    System requirements for AutoCAD 2007 for users who are taking advantage of the new conceptual design capabilities are as follows:

    * Intel® processor 3.0 GHz or greater
    * Windows XP Professional (SP2)
    * 2 GB RAM or greater
    * 2 GB of disk space available, not including installation
    * 1280x1024 32-bit color video display adapter (true color)
    * 128 MB or greater, OpenGL®-capable workstation class graphics card.
    Get information on graphics hardware certified for use with AutoCAD 2007. "
     
  3. macdaddy121 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I was talking about using Auto Cad under bootcamp.
     

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