SolidBox Spotlight: My Gaming Computer Will Run SolidWorks, Won’t It?

Here at SolidBox, we encounter SOLIDWORKS and Mastercam users from a vast amount of industries. There seems to be one common question that we get from CAD/CAM folk across that wide array of industries, and that question is some variation of this:I just built an expensive gaming computer, can I use it to run SOLIDWORKS/Mastercam as well?”The honest-to-God truth is yes, most gaming computers would accept an installation of SOLIDWORKS, and yes, you could even do some modeling with it. However, th

published December 06, 2016

SolidBox Approved Synology Scalable NAS Options Now Available

We love Dell's rack servers. We integrate hundreds each year, calibrating each one to the customers' individual needs. Your company's server is the hub of information, and really the most important piece of hardware in the building. But how can you ensure that the information on that all-important server is safe and secure from day to day? After extensive investigation and testing, we now offer a simple and elegant solution that will put even the most paranoid IT technicians at ease: The Sol

published December 19, 2013

Weekly Productivity Enhancer: Blocks In SolidWorks 2013, Part 2

We here at SolidBox value productivity above all in our applications and of course, our hardware. Each week, we’ll be giving you a tip to help you enhance your productivity with SolidWorks specifically. Sorry, we can’t help you with the hours you spend on Youtube each week watching cat videos, but hopefully you can learn something to make your SolidWorks experience easier. If you've never used blocks in your designs, Part 2 of this 2 part video will give you a few reasons why yo

published June 27, 2013

Dell Keep Your Hard Drive: Controlling Sensitive Data

The SolidBox crew sheds some light on Dell's Data Protection Service called Keep Your Hard Drive. Your hard drive is important to you. This much we know. With the amount of sensitive company and personal data being stored on that little device, you may not know exactly what to do with it in the event of a computer failure. Often a warranty will cover replacement of a defunct hard drive, but more often than not, companies will opt to forgo that warranty in favor of keeping the device and the i

published October 15, 2012

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