CAED Computer System Reqirements

CAED Tech Team
Building 05, Room 105A
Email: caedtech@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-2080

Minimum Computer Requirements

These are the minimum recommended requirements for successful computing in the CAED.  A faster processor, higher end video card, and an SSD hard drive will all speed up your computer.  3D graphics and rendering intensive applications will perform better with higher specifications.  For your reference we provided links to some of the commonly used software throughout the CAED and their computer specifications.

Intel Core i7 (9th or 10th gen) or AMD processor
512GB SSD storage
16GB RAM
Graphics Card 4 GB memory (see below for higher end graphics card specs)

Examples of high end software and their requirements

ArcGIS
AutoDesk AutoCAD
AutoDesk Revit
Lumion
Rhinocerous
SketchUp
VRay for Rhino

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