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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Revit - System Requirements - Autodesk

Revit - System Requirements - Autodesk



For Autodesk Revit 2013, Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013, Autodesk Revit MEP 2013, Autodesk Revit Structure 2013 

Minimum: Entry-Level Configuration 
Description
Requirement
Operating System*
Microsoft® Windows®7 32-bit
  • Enterprise
  • Ultimate
  • Professional
  • Home Premium
Microsoft® Windows® XP SP2 (or later)
  • Professional
  • Home
Browser
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0 (or later)
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.
  • /3GB RAM switch not recommended. Revit software and system stability can be affected by memory conflicts with video drivers when the /3GB switch is active.
Video Display
1,280 x 1,024 with true color
Video Adapter
Basic Graphics:
Display adapter capable of 24-bit color
Advanced Graphics:
DirectX® 10 capable graphics card with Shader Model 3 as recommended by Autodesk.
Hard Disk
5 GB free disk space
Pointing Device
MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion® compliant device
Media
Download or installation from DVD9 or USB key
Connectivity
Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download
Value: Balanced Price and Performance 
Description
Requirement
Operating System*
Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
  • Enterprise
  • Ultimate
  • Professional
  • Home Premium
Browser
Internet Explorer 7.0 (or later)
CPU Type
Multi-Core Intel Xeon, or i-Series processor or AMD equivalent with SSE2 technology. Highest affordable CPU speed rating recommended.
Revit products will use multiple cores for many tasks, using up to 16 cores for near-photorealistic rendering operations.
Memory
8 GB RAM
  • Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 300 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
1,680 x 1,050 with true color
Video Adapter
DirectX® 10 capable graphics card with Shader Model 3 as recommended by Autodesk.
Hard Disk
5 GB free disk space
Pointing Device
MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device
Media
Download or installation from DVD9 or USB key
Connectivity
Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download
Performance: Large, Complex Models 
Description
Requirement
Operating System*
Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
  • Enterprise
  • Ultimate
  • Professional
  • Home Premium
Browser
Internet Explorer 7.0 (or later)
CPU Type
Multi-Core Intel Xeon, or i-Series processor or AMD equivalent with SSE2 technology. Highest affordable CPU speed rating recommended.
Revit 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
1,920 x 1,200 or higher with true color
Video Adapter
DirectX 10 capable graphics card with Shader Model 3 as recommended by Autodesk.
Hard Disk
  • 5 GB free disk space
  • 10,000+ RPM (for Point Cloud interactions)
Pointing Device
MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device
Media
Download or installation from DVD9 or USB key
Connectivity
Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download
For Autodesk Revit Server 2013 
Description
Requirement
Operating System
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit
Web Server
Microsoft® Internet Information Server 7.0 (or later)
< 100 Concurrent Users
(multiple models)
Minimum
Value
Performance
CPU Type
4+ cores
2.6 GHz+
6+ cores
2.6 GHz+
6+ cores
3.0 GHz+
Memory
4 GB RAM
8 GB RAM
16 GB RAM
Hard Drive
7,200+ RPM
10,000+ RPM
15,000+ RPM
100 + Concurrent Users
(multiple models)
Minimum
Value
Performance
CPU Type
4+ cores
2.6 GHz+
6+ cores
2.6 GHz+
6+ cores
3.0 GHz+
Memory
8 GB RAM
16 GB RAM
32 GB RAM
Hard Drive
10,000+ RPM
15,00+ RPM
High-Speed RAID Array
100 + Concurrent Users
(multiple models)
VMware® and Hyper-V® Support (See Revit Server Administrator's Guide)
Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 for Citrix **
Autodesk Revit MEP 2013 for Citrix **
Autodesk Revit Structure 2013 for Citrix ** 
Description
Requirement
Citrix System
  • XenApp® 6.0 or 6.5
  • Citrix® License Manager
  • Citrix® Profile Manager
Authentication
  • Microsoft® Active Directory
    • Roaming Profiles supported
License Server
Dedicated Autodesk license server for session-specific licenses
Client OS
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2 (or later)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
Client Browser
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (or later)
User Access
Client computers should be bound to the network domain. Each client computer should have either the full Citrix® or web client plug-in installed. Users should use their domain logins to access both the Citrix web console and the LAN.

*Learn more about using Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2013, Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2013, Autodesk® Revit® Structure 2013, and Autodesk Revit® 2013 software with Boot Camp®, part of Mac OS® X that enables you to install and run Microsoft Windows (and Windows-based applications) on a Mac® computer or with Parallels Desktop®, a system utility available from Parallels, Inc. that enables you to run applications in each operating system without restarting your computer.
**Revit Architecture 2013, Revit MEP 2013, and Revit Structure 2013 software products are Citrix Ready™ Applications. Disclaimer: The Citrix application is network-based and performance of Autodesk Citrix Ready Applications may vary with network performance. These Autodesk Revit software products do not include the Citrix application, nor does Autodesk provide direct support for issues with the Citrix application. Users should contact Citrix directly with questions related to procurement and operation of the Citrix application.



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