How to Build a Computer for Architects

On this episode of BIM After Dark Live I will be joined by Anthony Remis (of Remis Computer Solutions) to talk about how to build a computer for architects. We will break down the most recent and relevant information on what processors, graphics cards, RAM, hard drives, and more will be best suited for handling all of our CRAZY demands as architects and engineers. From Autodesk Revit to Twinmotion to Navisworks, we require an array of different specs to complete our projects… Anthony will help us prioritize our specs for both laptops and desktops to helps us build the ultimate PC for what we do…

I’ve spent most of my teenage years building gaming computers in my basement to get the most FPS out of Battlefield, Call of Duty, and Counter-Strike so I am super excited to geek out on this topic…

So sit back, relax, and let’s geek out!

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00:00 Introduction
02:19 Introducing Anthony Remis
05:45 What hardware do we need using Revit, Twinmotion, Enscape… etc…?
08:23 What to know about choosing a Processor (CPU) for architects.
19:08 How much RAM do you really need in your computer for architecture?
32:00 Thanks to our Sponsor –
34:00 Do we *need* Xeon “workstation” computers?
37:40 Let’s Talk about Graphics Cards for Architects
53:50 What to Look for When Choosing a Laptop for Architecture
01:00:00 The importance of Cooling

Here are some links to all of the hardware and software I use:

My Main Revit Computer (BIMBOX) –
How I Record My Tutorials (Camtasia Studio) –
My Microphone (Blue Yeti USB) –
My Studio Headphones (Sennheiser HD 600) –
My Camera for Videos and Images (Canon EOS 80D) –
The Lens I use for these videos (50mm) –
My Webcam for Webinars (Logitech C922X) –
My Favorite Sketchbook (“Blank” by 30×40) –
My Favorite Sketching Pens (Sharpie “Fine”) –
Greatest Sketching Marker of All Time (Sign Pen) –

** Some of the above links are affiliate links, meaning you don’t pay anything more but I may get a small commission for a sale… Cheers! **

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