System requirements

System requirements for AutoCAD Architecture

System requirements for AutoCAD Architecture 2016
Operating System
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8/8.1 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU Type 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory 4 GB (8 GB recommended)
Display Resolution 1280x1024 (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color
Disk Space Installation 10.0 GB
Pointing Device MS-Mouse compliant device
Media (DVD) Download and installation from DVD
Browser Windows Internet Explorer® 9.0 (or later)
.NET Framework .NET Framework Version 4.5
Network Deployment via Deployment Wizard.

The license server and all workstations that will run applications dependent on network licensing must run TCP/IP protocol.

Either Microsoft® or Novell TCP/IP protocol stacks are acceptable. Primary login on workstations may be Netware or Windows.

In addition to operating systems supported for the application, the license server will run on the Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2 Server editions.

Citrix® XenApp™ 6.5 FP1, Citrix® XenDesktop™ 5.6.
 
Additional Requirements for Large Datasets, Point Clouds, and 3D Modeling
Memory 8 GB RAM or greater
Disk Space 6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
Display Card 1600x1050 or greater True Color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; Direct3D®-capable workstation class graphics card.