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Trimble software applications require that your operating system is current with the latest Windows® updates.

Hardware is constantly changing and improving, causing older technology to become obsolete. An investment in newer, more efficient technology will yield improved performance results.

If your system does not meet the recommended specifications, you may experience considerably slower processing when working in the application.

Systems that exceed the recommended specifications will provide better handling of database files and faster processing time, thereby increasing your productivity.

Workstation (PipeDesigner 3D CAD)

Processor

  • 2.8 GHZ Intel® Core™ i7 compatible processor with Hyper-Threading 
  • 8 GB RAM or greater 
  • 50 GB free disk space for installation 
  • DVD-RW drive

Operating System**

  • Windows® 10 Professional 64-bit (with AutoCAD 2016 SP1)
  • Windows® 8.1 Professional 64-bit
  • Windows® 7 Professional 64-bit

Video Card*

Monitor

Dual 21-inch 1600 X 1050 resolution

Server (PipeDesigner 3D Data Editor)

Processor

  • 2.4 GHZ Intel® Xeon® compatible processor
  • 8 GB RAM or greater 
  • 25 GB free disk space for installation 
  • DVD-ROM drive

Operating Systems**

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (Service Pack 2)

Monitor

  • 800 X 600 resolution 
  • 256 colors

Software†

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or higher

*Information is available in the AutoCAD 2017 Features on the Autodesk Web site.

** PipeDesigner 3D supports only 64-bit Windows Operating Systems.

† When using an existing installation of Microsoft SQL Server.