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Software: 3D and CAD

Called Programs, Apps or Games; Software is an essential part of every smart device. Without it, computers, tablets, smartphones, etc. would be inert objects. Therefore, a good place to start when shopping for the right gadget for you is with the programs you will be using the most.

below, you will find systems recommendation for popular software, and if your needs span beyond a single program, feel free to add them to your watchlist to easily track how well it will run on devices listed on this site.

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  • AutoCAD 2019 3D and CAD,

    The industry standard for Computer-Assisted Drawing.

    Based on recommended specs from the developer, expect to spend $490-$1300 for a new computer geared to run AutoCAD 2019.

  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2019 3D and CAD,

    3D Studio Max is one of the premium 3D software suites used in big-budget projects like movies and games. It handles modeling, materials, animating and rendering and a plethora of plug-ins are available to add even more features.

    Based on recommended specs from the developer, expect to spend $990-$1550 for a new computer geared to run Autodesk 3ds Max 2019.

  • Autodesk Maya 2018 3D and CAD,

    Maya is a total solution for professional 3D creation.

    Based on recommended specs from the developer, expect to spend $840-$2750 for a new computer geared to run Autodesk Maya 2018.

  • Blender 3D and CAD,

    An impressive and free 3D modeling, animation and video editing program. A great choice to get acquainted with 3D or if you can't afford the standard options.

    Based on recommended specs from the developer, expect to spend $490-$1300 for a new computer geared to run Blender.

  • MagicaVoxel 3D and CAD,

    This free 3D Voxel editor is an excellent way to make retro-inspired sculptures and game assets. Voxels being similar to Lego Blocks and Minecraft makes this an easy way to get acquainted with 3D creation.

    Based on recommended specs from the developer, expect to spend $470-$1300 for a new computer geared to run MagicaVoxel.

  • SketchUp 3D and CAD,

    Learning 3D modeling can be complicated, but SketchUp offers an easy-to-learn alternative to create models, plans, etc. A useful tool for the budding 3D modeler or if you need to prototype something in digital form before starting building.

    Based on recommended specs from the developer, expect to spend $200-$1300 for a new computer geared to run SketchUp.

  • Substance Painter 2018 3D and CAD,

    Once 3D modelling is done, it's necessary to apply materials and textures. And substance painter allows you to edit and preview those in real time for games and movies.

    Based on recommended specs from the developer, expect to spend $840-$1550 for a new computer geared to run Substance Painter 2018.

  • ZBrush 2018 3D and CAD,

    This renowned sculpting program excels at detailing 3D objects, including organic subjects.

    Based on recommended specs from the developer, expect to spend $200-$1680 for a new computer geared to run ZBrush 2018.