What kind of computer does Lumion need?

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Poster: Morten
Article ID: 491
Posted: Fri 29 Jan 2016
Approved: Yes

QUESTION
What kind of computer does Lumion need?

ANSWER
Lumion requires a computer with a fast graphics card with plenty of memory. Make sure you look at the requirements below before you buy or upgrade a computer for Lumion.

In this blog post we recommend some desktop and laptop computers that will guarantee a great Lumion experience.

If you already have a laptop computer, please click here to see if it is suitable for Lumion.

NOTE: Lumion and Lumion Pro require an internet connection.

 
Recommended System Requirements
Graphics card: Minimum 8,000 PassMark points with 6GB memory or more, compatible with DirectX 11 or later and with the latest driver installed. Click here to see how to select a graphics card for Lumion.

OS: 64-bit Windows 10 with all updates installed.

CPU: As high a GHz value as possible, ideally 4.0+ GHz with 4 cores or more. A lower GHz value may act as a bottleneck for fast graphics cards such as the Nvidia GTX 1080 and Nvidia Titan X (Pascal). More CPU cores than 4 will not make a difference. CPUs such as the i7-4790K, the i7-6700K or the i7-7700K with 4.0+ GHz are good choices. Xeon CPUs with GHz values lower than 3.4 GHz are not recommended.

System memory: 16GB or more with as high a MHz value as possible. 2133 MHz or higher.

Monitor resolution: 1920x1080 pixels or higher.

Harddrive: 20GB of disk space.

Power supply: Click here to see which power supply you need.


 
Minimum System Requirements
Graphics card: Minimum 2,000 PassMark points with 2GB memory or more, and compatible with DirectX 11 or later and with the latest driver installed. Click here to see how to select a graphics card for Lumion.

OS: 64-bit Windows 10, 8.1, 7 SP1 or Vista SP2 with all updates installed.

CPU: As high a GHz value as possible, ideally 3.0+ GHz, with 4 cores or more. Less than 4.0 GHz may act as a bottleneck for fast graphics cards such as the GTX 1080 and Titan X (Pascal). More cores than 4 will not make a difference.

System memory: 8GB (for simple scenes) with as high a MHz value as possible.

Monitor resolution: Minimum 1600x1080 pixels.

Harddrive: 20GB of disk space.

Power supply: Click here to see which power supply you need.



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