CAD Workstations

CAD Workstations used to be a specialist market for business and IT companies involving large systems, often based on server technology.

However, due to huge developments in processor, chassis and graphics technology in recent times a CAD workstation no longer requires a large powerhouse system.

With the development of low temperature high core count processors, that require very limited cooling to perform at high clock speeds, the CAD Workstation can now be found in small form factor and Mini PC formats, as well as in Laptops smaller than your ordinary desktop PC. Obviously, there are still options for larger desktop systems if required, it really depends on what our customers need.

Here at Continental we have the expertise to provide advice on all of your CAD requirements. With our large number of suppliers we have can design Intel® based systems or AMD based systems to match whichever combination of Operating System and Software you require.

We build systems compatible with software from Autodesk*, Solidworks* and Creo* and others.

Here are some example configurations showing our range of possible system designs using quality branded hardware proven to work in CAD environments.

CAD-16 Intel Nuc

CAD16 –an entry level system based on Intel® NUC Pro components

  • Intel® NUC 9 Pro Kit NUC9V7QNX
  • Intel® Core™ i7-9850H Processor With Intel® UHD Graphics 630
  • 16GB DDR4-2666 Memory
  • 1TB Samsung 980 EVO Plus NVMe M.2 SSD
  • Integrated Intel® Wifi 6 AX200 + Bluetooth
  • Microsoft* Windows 10 Professional 64bit

CAD32 – a Mainstream Workstation

  • Intel® Core™ i9-10900 Processor
  • 32GB DDR4-2933 Memory
  • 1TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 4TB Seagate SATA Hard Disk Drive
  • PNY Nvidia Quadro P2200 5GB discrete graphics
  • Antec Chassis
  • Corsair 550W Power Supply
  • Microsoft* Windows 10 Professional 64bit
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CAD64 – a Workstation PC

  • AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO 3960X
  • 64GB DDR4-2933 Memory
  • 1TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 2x 1.9TB Intel® SSD D3-S4610 (with RAID option)
  • AMD Radeon Pro W5500 8GB discrete graphics
  • Corsair Chassis
  • Corsair 650W Power Supply
  • Microsoft* Windows 10 Professional 64bit

Why buy a CAD system from Continental?

  • All of our systems are built in our own workshop by our own team of system builders; all of whom have over 15 years of hardware experience
  • As all systems are custom built to order you can be guaranteed to have the most relevant and up to date system to match your budget
  • We only use branded components in our systems to provide the quality expected of a bespoke solution
  • All our systems come with optional extended warranties to give you peace of mind for the expected lifetime of the system
  • Hardware support is available totally free of charge for the lifetime of the system
  • All support is provided by the same team that built your system so you have the guarantee of talking to a professional by phone or email who knows your system
  • Support can also be provided by remote connection so we can provide hands-on support without needing to send the system back to us

Additional Software will be required, to find the right package for you please consult our team.

All our CAD systems come with the option of 1, 2 or 3 year warranty

Customised CAD workstations for your business.


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