AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 System Requirements

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 - Min. 64-Bit Environment

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Wondering if your computer can run Autodesk® AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016? If so, here are the system requirements to do so.

One important AutoCAD Civil 3D system requirement concerns the minimum processor architecture, as noted below by Autodesk:

"The following table outlines the hardware and software requirements if you're running on a system installed with a 64-bit environment."

System requirements for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016

Operating System

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise

Processor

  • Minimum Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor

Memory

  • 4 GB RAM (minimum)
  • 8 GB RAM (recommended)

Display Resolution

  • 1280 x 1024 (1600 x 1200 or higher recommended) with True Color
    Display Card Windows display adapter capable of 1280 x 1024 with True Color capabilities and DirectX®9*. DirectX11 compliant card recommended. * DirectX9 recommended by supported OS

Hard Disk

  • 10 GB for installation (downloaded file)
  • 6 GB for program files

Pointing Device

  • MS-Mouse compliant device

Media (DVD)

  • Download and installation from DVD

Browser

  • Internet Explorer® 9.0 (or later)

.NET Framework

  • Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.5

Additional requirements for Large Datasets, Point Clouds and 3D Modeling

Memory

  • 8 GB RAM or more

Disk Space

  • 6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation

Display Card

  • 1600 x 1050 or greater True color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D® capable workstation class graphics card.

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