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.


Operating System (64-bit only)

  • Windows 10 Professional 64-bit (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 2012 or newer

Processor (CPU)

  • Current Intel® Core™ i7 or i9
  • Comparable Xeon® processor
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7, 9 or Threadripper

Memory (RAM)

  •   16GB


  • Screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 True Color

Graphic Card (GPU)

  • Nvidia RTX 2070 Super
  • Nvidia GTX 1660
  • Nvidia Quadro T2000
  • Nvidia Quadro P2000 or P2200

Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 256 GB free space


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


  • MS compatible keyboard

Additional System Requirements

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