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M1 Performance Review

Dear All, In November 2020, Apple has announced M1 – their first commercial ARM chip on Mac. This new chip can be found in the new Macbook Air, the Macbook Pro 13″, and the Mac Mini. Following our ARM Mac Support article, we conducted a series of tes...

Nguyen Minh by Graphisoft Moderator
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3D Window Settings

Hi, I'm new for Archicad. I have some problems with the visualization of 3D projects. The drivers are all properly updated, but 3D projects are not visualizated correctly. So, many tutorials explain that I should set 3D Window in this way: View -> 3D...

New Laptop - Surface Book 3 or other

I have a Surface Book 2. I don't use Archicad all day every day - probably in bursts of 4-5hrs, 3 times a week. The Surface book is getting a bit slow and looking for a replacement... (particularly compared to our new i9 desktops in the office. I hav...

psmith by Newcomer
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Desktop computers and Archicad 24

Looking to purchase a new PC. Is anyone using Windows Surface Studio 2 with Archicad 24? Any advice regarding performance, Archicad crashes, etc, would be greatly appreciated. I'm using an iMac desktop with 'Catalina' and experiencing multiple Archic...

ARM Mac Support

Dear All, In 2020, Apple announced the transition of CPUs in Macintosh computers from Intel to Apple-designed chips that use the ARM architecture. This transition is planned to take a couple of years, and the first computers with the new ARM chipset ...

Nguyen Minh by Graphisoft Moderator
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Hdmi 2.1 and 4k TV

Hey all, is anyone using a TV with hdmi 2.1 The lG Cx series come with hdmi 2.1 and are gsync compatible. Obviously you need a new compatible GPU with hdmi 2.1 output, which i think is only the new rtx 3000 series. It would be nice to have a sizeable...

New Macbook Pro 13 with M1 Chip

I'll bite. I'm looking at switching from PC to the Mac world. Do I get the older Macbook Pro with the older chip or get the new M1 chip? Will Archicad run on this soon? The 16GB ram seems a little low. As a new Archicad user and Mac wannabe, I'd love...

Varch by Participant
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Graphic Card Update / Quadro vs GTX

Hi everyone ! We would like to upgrade our graphic cards at the office, and I am a bit confused between the so-called professional graphic cards (Nvidia Quadro) and the "gaming" card GTX series. We work with both interior design projects and mid-size...

3Dconnexion Mouse jumping

I just bought the 3Dconnexion Mouse wireless. In Archicad it jumps when I move in any direction. It works fine in Rhino, Sketchup and also in the 3Dconnexion 3d model test. It doesn't depend on the detail of the model. See the link of the video attac...

Re: Question: Graphic Cards

[Moderator: the original post of the thread was deleted because the poster was spamming.] I don't think the GPU is being used for rendering in Archicad. For rendering alone you'd be better served with a high clocked CPU with as many cores as you can ...

Miha_M by Expert
  • 7 replies