Online Course: How to Pick Computer Hardware for Great CAD/BIM Performance (1 LU)

One of the topics we are asked about most is how to pick desktops and laptops for architecture firms. The truth is there are many variables to consider when choosing computer hardware and there are several factors that drive both performance and pricing. ArcSource is continually refining our best practices and recommendations for computer specs taking into consideration the latest trends in CAD/BIM software, design firm needs, and workplace issues.

This session is part of a summer webinar series ArcSource is hosting to help Architecture Firms improve their productivity during the COVID pandemic and beyond. Get all the details here:


Learning Objectives

In this session you will learn:

  1. The latest trends in CAD/BIM desktop and laptop options from top manufacturers
  2. The key hardware requirements of top CAD/BIM software applications
  3. Understanding the best “bang for the buck” hardware features to focus on


July 29, 2020


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


$5 - $10


Online Event


  • Dave Monk
    Dave Monk
    Founder + CEO, ArcSource

    This session will be led by Dave Monk, the founder and CEO of ArcSource. ArcSource empowers architecture firms with best-in-class technology solutions so they can create great buildings within a predictable IT environment. Prior to starting ArcSource, Dave earned masters degrees in architecture and structural engineering and worked in both fields. Since then, Dave has become an expert in the technology that design firms use. He loves exploring the intersection of technology, architecture, and business. Through ArcSource, Dave has helped over 200 architecture firms in the last 20-plus years to manage their technology, be more successful and grow their firms. He speaks regularly on multiple important topics including cyber security, cloud technologies, disaster planning, and IT strategy. He has presented to the AIA audience at the national level and has spoken at the AIA San Francisco and AIA East Bay for 14 years.


AIA San Francisco
(415) 874-2620

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