Inventor General Discussion

Inventor General Discussion

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Inventor 2010 versus 2012

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08-19-2011 10:49 AM

Hey guys, I am still running Inventor 2010 but have the ability to upgrade to 2012. Is it worth it? Is there much new in Invemtor 2012? Does it run smoothly or are there still bugs with it? I mainly do sheetmetal, cabling and machine shop drawings.



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Re: Inventor 2010 versus 2012

08-19-2011 11:32 AM in reply to: KevinPinks7697

You can check out my blog to find out what's new in 2011 and in 2012. 2011 has a downloadable pdf document but 2012 in put into a 4-part post within my blog.


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Re: Inventor 2010 versus 2012

08-19-2011 03:29 PM in reply to: KevinPinks7697
It really depends on if there are any new changes that will increase your productivity. Bug wise it is a typical RTM. It needs a couple service packs.
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Re: Inventor 2010 versus 2012

08-22-2011 01:32 AM in reply to: KevinPinks7697

before thinking of upgrading from 2010 just check your hardware...  There's quite a jump in system demand between 2010 and 2011 and I think a lot of people were caught-out thinking the same system would run at a similar speed.


Ideally you want to be on Win 7 64bit with at least 8Gb ram and a decent DirectX graphics card (GeForce GTX 260 or quicker).  Get that sorted first and then plan the move :smileywink:

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