Cad/Cam Workstation

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h3> Graphics/CAD/CAM workstation
People who create graphics need a different kind of workstation as they use this workstation for designing varieties of graphic content like posters, packaging, magazines, advertisements and some other useful graphics media. The primary users of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) or Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) design workstation are civil engineers, architectural engineers, architects and interior designers of commercial buildings. To use the Graphic/CAD/CAM design software the following three aspects are required to be enhanced accordingly:
• CPU of the computer is to be correctly enhanced and configured
• The existing RAM may need enhancement
• The graphics may need enhancement
Figure 3 shows a graphic workstation.
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It is evident that both these jobs require specialized software that gives high load on a normal CPU. It can hamper the normal activity of the CPU leading to a system crash or any other serious problem. So, correct CPU enhancement and configuration is mandatory. To work smoothly with Graphic/CAD/CAM designing software, the best and most suitable processor is the multicore processor. A multicore processor consists of multiple cores and each core can instruct the system individually. This enhances the speed of the CPU greatly. These days, a minimum quad-core processor is required for a Graphic/CAD/CAM designing workstation. On the other hand, if the user requires very high speed and needs to work with multiple aspects in the workstation, then 12 or 16 core processors may be needed. However, these high processors enhance the cost of the CPU…show more content…
For this, a specific graphic adapter and compatible Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) are a must. At the same time, an additional RAM may be required if the current RAM is not sufficient. High-quality graphic designing applies a load on the CPU processor and memory. So, in absence of a specialized RAM and processor, a professional cannot work smoothly on his or her workstation. Along with the multicore processor, compatible RAM is also required in a Graphic/CAD/CAM workstation. RAM helps to hold the instructions on behalf of the processor temporarily. As the processor creates the instruction, it transfers that instruction to the RAM, the RAM holds the instruction as long as the processor does not give it the next instruction. For this, the RAM needs to be large enough to work in tandem with the processor. Otherwise, the machine may slow down while the workstation is engaged in Graphic/CAD/CAM
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