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System Recommendations for Version 11.12


Actively Supported Operating Systems

PC Operating Systems (64 bit): Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7
MAC: Apple Macintosh using Bootcamp

Minimum Hardware Specifications

Processor: Intel i5 – 8 th Generation (Quad Core) or AMD Ryzen5 models
System Memory: 8 GB RAM
Hard Drive: 15 GB free disk space for installation
Video Card: DirectX 11 compatible dedicated video card (such as NVDIA GTX1050)
Optical Drive: DVD-ROM. A DVD-ROM is required to install 2020 Design and catalogs when Internet access is not available.
Security Device: Free USB port for the 2020 Design license (dongle). For Cloud (soft key), the USB port is not needed.

Recommended Hardware Specifications

Processor: i7 – 8th Generation (Quad Core) or AMD Ryzen7 models
System Memory: 16 GB RAM
Hard Drive: SSD with 20 GB free disk space for installation
Video Card: DirectX 11 compatible dedicated video card (such as GTX1080)
Optical Drive: DVD-ROM. A DVD-ROM is required to install 2020 Design and catalogs when Internet access is not available.
Security Device: Free USB port for the 2020 Design license (dongle). For Cloud (soft key), the USB port is not needed.

Notes:
  • Pointing Device: 2-button scroll mouse
  • High speed internet connection for updates and 2020 Cloud usage
  • Running 2020 Design Version in a virtual environment such as VMware or Parallels will impact rendering performance.

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