System requirements

DDS-CAD is developed with the aim to be able to run on up-to-date office hardware. The software runs smoothly on the standard hardware requirements as listed below. However, for those that demand more from their hardware will not be dissapointed with the lightning fast handling of DDS-CAD on high-end machines.

Minimal

Operating System

  • Windows 7 (SP1 or newer) 32 or 64 bit (x86 or x64)
  • Windows 8 (No Windows RT) 32 or 64 bit (x86 or x64)
  • Windows 8.1 (No Windows RT) 32 or 64 bit (x86 or x64)
  • Windows 10 32 or 64 bit (x86 or x64)


Operating System for Dongle Server
(only applicable for network dongles)

  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10, 32 or 64 bit (x86 or x64)
  • MS Windows Server 2003 or newer
  • Multiple Linux distributions


CPU

  • Intel or AMD dual core CPU with 2,0 GHz or higher with SSE2


Memory (RAM)

  • 4 GB 


Display

  • Screen resolution of 1280 x 1024 True Color


Graphic Card (GPU)

  • OpenGL compatible graphics card, minimal 1 GB RAM


Harddisk (HD)

  • 5 GB of free space


Mouse

  • 3-button scroll wheel mouse


Keyboard

  • MS compatible keyboard


Additional system requirements

  • LAN (Gigabit or 100MBit/s) for network data storage and when working with a network dongle
  • Internet access for updates
  • 1 x USB 2.0/3.0 when working with a local dongle

Recommended

Operating System

  • Windows 7 Professional (SP1 or newer) 64 bit (x64)
  • Windows 8 Professional 64 bit (x64)
  • Windows 8.1 Professional 64 bit (x64)
  • Windows 10 Professional 64 bit (x64)


Operating System for Dongle Server
(only applicable for network dongles)

  • MS Windows Server 2003 or newer


Processor (CPU)

  • Current Intel Core i5 or i7 CPU
  • Comparable XEON processor
  • AMD FX from type 6100


Memory (RAM)

  • 8 GB 


Display

  • Screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 True Color


Graphic Card
(GPU)

  • Nvidia Quadro M1000 or newer
  • Nvidia Quadro K1200 or newer


Harddisk (HD)

  • 5 GB free space


Mouse

  • High-performance scroll wheel mouse with 3 or more buttons


Keyboard

  • MS compatible keyboard


Additional System Requirements

  • Gigabit LAN for data storage in the network and when working with a network dongle
  • Internet access for updates
  • 1 x USB 2.0/3.0 when working with a local dongle

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