AMD for mastercam?

My co-worker wants a PC for Mastercam, autocad, and similar programs. Every build I've seen for a mastercam machine uses intel. Does AMD just suck in these types of programs, or is it just a coincidence?


Also, not related to this forum, but would a desktop GPU work, even though it "requires a professional graphics card". I know the main difference is the drivers, but I'm curious about how important that is.

See if the programs support CUDA. If so, a green team desktop card will work great. Just make sure it's one with a higher CUDA count. Like a 660 ti, 670, or 680. If the programs are not CUDA supported, then a professional card will be recommended.