System requirements for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012

Issue:

This article provides the system requirements for AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2012.

Solution:

For 32-Bit AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 (recommended) Enterprise, Ultimate, or Professional edition, Microsoft® Windows Vista® Enterprise, Business, or Ultimate edition (SP2 or later), or Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional edition (SP3 or later)
  • For Windows 7 or Windows Vista: Intel® Pentium® 4 processor or AMD Athlon™ dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or faster with SSE2 technology
  • For Windows XP: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or faster with SSE2 technology
  • 1 GB RAM minimium (4 GB recommended)
  • 12 GB disk space for installation (7 GB for electronic download with at least 2 GB free after installation)
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter (1,600 x 1,200 with true color recommended, multiple monitors are supported)
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0 or later
  • DVD drive
 

For 64-Bit AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012

  • Windows 7 (recommended) Enterprise, Ultimate, or Professional edition, Windows Vista Enterprise, Business, or Ultimate edition (SP2 or later), or Windows XP Professional edition (SP2 or later)
  • AMD Athlon™ 64 processor with SSE2 technology, AMD Opteron™ processor with SSE2 technology, Intel® Xeon processor with Intel EM64T support and SSE2, or Intel Pentium 4 with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology
  • 4 GB RAM minimum (8 GB recommended)
  • 12 GB disk space for installation (7 GB for electronic download with at least 2 GB free after installation)
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter (1,600 x 1,200 with true color recommended, multiple monitors are supported)
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 or later
  • DVD drive

Additional 3D Modeling Requirements

  • Intel Pentium 4 processor or AMD Athlon, 3.0 GHz or greater, or Intel or AMD dual-core processor, 2.0 GHz or greater
  • 8 GB RAM or more
  • 2 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D® capable workstation class graphics card
  • 1,600 x 1,200 with true color (recommended, multiple monitors are supported)

 

Products:

AutoCAD Civil 3D

Versions:

2012

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