System Requirements

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ideCAD® Products System Requirements

Considering the system requirements, 3 different recommendation lists were prepared: Minimum (entry-level configuration), Value (balanced price and performance), and Performance (large, complex models).

Minimum: Entry-Level Configuration

Minimum: Entry-Level Configuration

Operating System *

64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 11 - 10

CPU Type

Intel® i7

ideCAD® Software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.

Memory

8 GB RAM

  • Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 100 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.

  • Models created in previous versions of ideCAD software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.

Video Display Resolutions

Minimum:
1280 x 1024 with true color

Maximum:
UltraHigh (4k) Definition Monitor

Video Adapter

Nvidia GeForce

Disk Space

30 GB free disk space

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion® compliant device

Browser

Google Chrome

Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

 

Value: Balanced price and performance

Value: Balanced price and performance

Operating System ¹

64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 11- 10

CPU Type

Intel® i7 or Higher.

Highest CPU GHz recommended.
ideCAD® ideCAD® software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.

Memory

16 GB RAM
 

  • Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 300 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.

  • Models created in previous versions of ideCAD software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.

Video Display Resolutions

Minimum:
1680 x 1050 with true color

Maximum:
Ultra-High (4k) Definition Monitor

Video Adapter

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or higher

Disk Space

30 GB free disk space

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device

Browser

Google Chrome

Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

 

Performance: Large, complex models

Performance: Large, complex models

Operating System *

64-bit Microsoft® Windows®11 - 10

CPU Type

Intel® i9

Highest CPU GHz recommended.
ideCAD® Software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.

Memory

32 GB RAM

  • Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 700 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.

  • Models created in previous versions of ideCAD software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.

Video Display Resolutions

Minimum:
1920 x 1200 with true color

Maximum:
Ultra-High (4k) Definition Monitor

Video Adapter

Nvidia Geforce RTX 2070 or higher

Disk Space

  • 30 GB free disk space

  • Solid State Drive

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device

Browser

Google Chrome

Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

 

 

 

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