AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 System Requirements

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 System Requirements

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 System Requirements

It's that time of year when Autodesk rolls out it's latest and greatest version of AutoCAD products. So, I thought you might like to know what are the system requirements for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014.

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 System Requirements

For 64-bit AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014

  • Windows® 8 Professional edition or Windows 7® (recommended) Enterprise, Ultimate, or Professional edition operating system
  • AMD Athlon™ 64 processor with SSE2 technology, AMD Opteron™ processor with SSE2 technology, Intel® Xeon processor with Intel EM64T support and SSE2, or Intel® Pentium® 4 processor with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology
  • 4 GB RAM minimum (8 GB recommended)
  • 12 GB disk space for installation (7 GB for electronic download with at least 2 GB free after installation)
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter (1,600 x 1,200 with true color recommended; multiple monitors are supported)
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7 or later
  • DVD drive

Additional 3D modeling requirements

  • Pentium 4 or Athlon processor, 3.0 GHz or greater, or Intel or AMD dual-core processor, 2.0 GHz or greater
  • 8 GB RAM or more
  • 2 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D® capable workstation class graphics card (1,600 x 1,200 display with true color recommended; multiple monitors are supported)

I'm just starting to look into the features of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014, but what struck me is that Autodesk doesn't list system requirements for 32-bit computers. Does that impact you?

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