System requirements for Revit 2018

 System requirements for Revit 2018

Thinking of updating your Revit to version 2018?

Make sure you meet these system requirements before you download the software!

 

Minimum: Entry-Level Configuration
Operating System ¹ Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1 64-bit:Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional, or Home PremiumMicrosoft Windows 8.1 64-bit:
Enterprise, Pro, or Windows 8.1

 

Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit:
Enterprise, or Pro

CPU Type Single- or Multi-Core Intel® Pentium®, Xeon®, or i-Series processor or AMD® equivalent with SSE2 technology. Highest affordable CPU speed rating recommended.

 

Autodesk Revit software products will use multiple cores for many tasks, using up to 16 cores for near-photorealistic rendering operations.

Memory 4 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 Revit software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.
Video Display 1280 x 1024 with true color
Video Adapter Basic Graphics:
Display adapter capable of 24-bit colorAdvanced Graphics:
DirectX® 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 3.
A list of certified cards can be found on the Autodesk Certified Hardware page.
Disk Space 5 GB free disk space
Media Download or installation from DVD9 or USB key
Pointing Device MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion® compliant device
Browser Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0 (or later)
Connectivity Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

 

Performance: Large, complex models
Operating System ¹ Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 64-bit:
Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional, or Home PremiumMicrosoft Windows 8.1 64-bit:
Enterprise, Pro, or Windows 8.1

 

Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit:
Enterprise, or Pro

CPU Type Multi-Core Intel Xeon, or i-Series processor or AMD equivalent with SSE2 technology. Highest affordable CPU speed rating recommended.

 

Autodesk Revit software products will use multiple cores for many tasks, using up to 16 cores for near-photorealistic rendering operations.

Memory 16 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 Revit software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.
Video Display Ultra-High Definition Monitor
Video Adapter DirectX 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5.
A list of certified cards can be found on the Autodesk Certified Hardware page.
Disk Space
  • 5 GB free disk space
  • 10,000+ RPM (for Point Cloud interactions) or Solid State Drive
Media Download or installation from DVD9 or USB key
Pointing Device MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device
Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 (or later)
Connectivity Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

 

For further information on the requirements outlined above or any of the new features in Revit 2018, contact us HERE

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