Dell and Autodesk team up to offer budget CAD workstation

Dell and Autodesk are working together to provide CAD professionals with a budget priced workstation solution. For less than US$1000, you can purchase a Dell Precision T1700 workstation that includes a one year desktop subscription of AutoCAD LT (or another LT product). The Dell T1700 is certified for applications including AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. It includes a Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM, and a 500GB SATA hard drive.

The bundle price of $US989 includes AutoCAD LT 2015, or Inventor LT Suite 2015, or Revit LT Suite 2015, available as a download on a one year desktop subscription basis.

Industry analyst David Cohn authored this study commissioned by Autodesk and Dell demonstrating the increased productivity of using the Dell T1700 with AutoCAD LT 2015. Feeling a little skeptical? Take 10 minutes and read the PDF above, and then judge for yourself.

You can find this deal online at Dell, and let us know your thoughts on this.