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SolidWorks ROI Calculator, Increase your bottom line

See how many hours
you’ll save by upgrading
your graphics card.

SolidWorks performs faster on the latest NVIDIA® graphics cards. With this ROI calculator you can find out how many hours you can save on each project or how short the payback period is on upgrades. From faster project cycles to annual cost savings, with this tool you’ll get results that are customized based on how and what you design.

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1. Customize these Variables to fit your Situation
 
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2. Upgrade Your Graphics
 
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*These are example prices. Click on the price to override and enter your expected price if applicable.
 
ROI RESULTS
Quadro 2000
Quadro 4000
Quadro K5000
Percentage time savings
Annual man-hour savings (hours)
Annual dollar savings
Payback period in days
Return of investment (ROI)
Returns per user over workstation lifespan
Cumulative returns for all SolidWorks users
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Results in the ROI tool were calculated based on a workstation with XEON 3.3GHz (w5590), 6GB RAM using SolidWorks 2013. NVIDIA® Quadro® FX 1700/3700/4600 GPUs run on Windows XP SP2 64-bit; Quadro 2000/4000/K5000 GPUs run on Windows 7 SP1 64-bit. Results for other CAD applications may vary.

For more information on how NVIDIA enhances the SolidWorks experience, visit www.nvidia.com/solidworks.

 
1. Customize these Variables to fit your Situation
Average annual salary of CAD user(s):
$  
Workstation Lifespan in Years:
 
What type of CAD user are you?
 
Number of CAD application users:
 
Number of Working days per year:
 
How large are your design projects?
 
Percentage of time each person is using CAD applications:
 
Number of Working hours per day:
 
What is your existing GPU
 


2. Upgrade Your Graphics
Total Workstation cost with Quadro 2000
 
Total Workstation cost with Quadro 4000
 
Total Workstation cost with Quadro K5000
 


ROI RESULTS Quadro 2000 Quadro 4000 Quadro K5000
Percentage time savings      
Annual man-hour savings (hours)      
Annual dollar savings      
Payback period in days      
Return of investment (ROI)      
Returns per user over workstation lifespan      
Cumulative returns for all SolidWorks users      
Results in the ROI tool were calculated based on a workstation with XEON 3.3GHz (w5590), 6GB RAM using SolidWorks 2013. NVIDIA® Quadro® FX 1700/3700/4600 GPUs run on Windows XP SP2 64-bit; Quadro 2000/4000/K5000 GPUs run on Windows 7 SP1 64-bit. Results for other CAD applications may vary.


 
 
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