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Post 11 of 22

Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 09:09 AM in reply to: willbro96

 


willbro96 wrote:

here is a photo of the results 


That card is insufficient for Inventor... Time to upgrade to take advantage of better styles/lighting/shadows,etc..

 

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Post 12 of 22

Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 09:15 AM in reply to: willbro96

I don't beleive hardware level 2.1 will support this level of display. Trying to find the exact documentation

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Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 09:17 AM in reply to: mcgyvr

This should help out. http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Inventor/enu/2012/Help/0073-Autodesk73/0739-System_P739/0741-Increase74...

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Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 09:33 AM in reply to: blair

Just to clarify.. Use the link Blair posted but you need to scroll to the bottom and expand the plus next to "enhanced visualization system and graphics requirements" Then you will see that you need a min of feature level 3 to see shadows/realistic stuff..

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Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 09:34 AM in reply to: mcgyvr

Blair you got a new video card didn't you... You like it? I thought you had an expensive quadro before

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Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 09:39 AM in reply to: mcgyvr

Yes, the Quadro FX3800 now resides in my home machine. The 590 operates better at Realistic than the 3800 does at Shaded. Pulls a 5.0 on the Inventor Hardware and not to bad on the Win7 Performance

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Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 09:42 AM in reply to: blair

Is there any way to improve the performance because i can not upgrade the graphics card since it is a chipset?

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Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 09:50 AM in reply to: mcgyvr

Turn off all fluff:

 

Start>Control Panel>System>System Properties>Advanced>Performance>Setting>Adjust for best performance.

 

Get ride of all screen back-ground images, set to Black as well.

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Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 10:55 AM in reply to: willbro96

 


willbro96 wrote:

Is there any way to improve the performance because i can not upgrade the graphics card since it is a chipset?


Turning on shadows and increasing the display quality to realistic is not the way to improve performance?

 

 

depending on your system you might be able to add a video card though and just turn off the chipset.

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Re: Visual Styles

04-18-2011 02:25 PM in reply to: mcgyvr

I meant improve my graphics performance. and my computer is a Dell Inspiron 1501 AMD Turion 1.6Ghz dual core processor with 4GB of RAM. Is there a external graphics card that will improve my performance. if not i am fine without realistic and shadows everything else works really well.

 

and yes I know it is not a great CAD computer.

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