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AutoCAD: Tips for Optimal Performance

AutoCAD is a computer-aided design software that Autodesk allows users to create 2D as well as 3D digital models.

It can be a hassle working using hardware or software that doesn’t meet standards. This could make it difficult for designers working with CAD.

Here are five suggestions to ensure AutoCAD provides you with the most efficient drawing and design experience.

1. Use Hardware Acceleration

It is possible to enable hardware acceleration to enhance the performance and visuals.

Make use of the command-line tool 3DCONFIG to enable hardware acceleration. Then, you can activate hardware acceleration by using the Effects Setting panel.

2. Ease Your Computer Workload

If you’re looking to increase the performance of your computer, you should consider the way AutoCAD software affects the workload of your computer.

3. Keep everything up-to-date

Make sure that your software is current with the most recent hotfixes, service packs , and other updates to ensure the smooth operation.

4. Clearing out unneeded data

Clean AutoCAD files could also be a possibility. To make your CAD files smaller, you can make use of the PURGE or AUDIT commands.

AutoCAD can be set to make use fusion of more memory by shutting down unnecessary applications while making sure that the background process count is at a minimum. This can increase the speed of your PC.

5. Prioritize Software

To boost performance, you could assign AutoCAD an upper priority within the task manager. AutoCAD will be capable of running ahead of software that is less important when you set its priority to high.

Press CTRL+Alt+Del for the task manager. Then, select the Details tab, then select to set the Priority. Priority settings is restored to active status after AutoCAD is shut down or restarted.