System requirements for AutoCAD MEP 2015

Nov 1, 2014


 This article provides system requirements for AutoCAD MEP 2015.


System Requirements 
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise 
Browser Internet Explorer® 9.0 or later

32-bit: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, 3.0 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology

  • AMD Athlon™ 64 with SSE2 technology
  • AMD Opteron™ with SSE2 technology
  • Intel Xeon®  with Intel EM64T support and SSE2
  • Intel Pentium® 4 with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology
Memory 2 GB (4 GB – Recommended)
Display Resolution 1024x768 (1600x1050 or higher – Recommended) with True Color
Disk Space Installation 10.0 GB
 Pointing Device MS-Mouse compliant
Media (DVD) Download and Installation from DVD
Multiple processors Supported by the application

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, 2012 R2, 2008, and 2008 R2.

Citrix® XenApp™ 6.5 FP1
Citrix® XenDesktopTM 5.6

Display Card Windows display adapter capable of 1024x768 with True Color capabilities.  DirectX9 or DirectX11 compliant card recommended but not required.
Digitizer WINTAB support
Plotter/Printer Same as AutoCAD Architecture 2013 & AutoCAD Architecture 2014 – continue system printer and HDI support
Side-by-side Install Supported
ToolClips Media Player Adobe Flash Player v10 or up
.NET Framework .NET Framework Version 4.5
Note 64-bit Operating Systems are recommended if you are working with Large Datasets, Point Clouds and 3D Modeling - please refer to the AutoCAD 64-bit System Requirements for more information.
Additional  requirements for 3D Modeling
Processor 32-bit: Intel Pentium 4 processor or AMD Athlon, 3.0 GHz or greater or Intel or AMD Dual Core processor, 2.0 GHz or greater
Memory 32-bit: 4 GB RAM
64-bit: 8 GB RAM or more
Display Resolution 1280 x 1024 True color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3
Disk Space 64 bit: 6 GB free hard disk available not including installation requirements
Display Card 1280 x 1024 True color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D® capable workstation class graphics card.