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Autodesk Revit 2017 - Performance: Large, complex models

Operating System 1

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1 64-bit: Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional, or Home Premium
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 64-bit: Enterprise, Pro, or Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit: Enterprise, or Pro

CPU Type

Multi-Core Intel® Xeon®, or i-Series processor or AMD® equivalent with SSE2 technology. Highest affordable CPU speed rating recommended.

Autodesk® Revit® software products will use multiple cores for many tasks, using up to 16 cores for near-photorealistic rendering operations.



  • Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 700 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.
  • Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.

Video Display

1,920 x 1,200 or higher with true color

DPI Display Setting: 150% or less

Video Adapter

DirectX® 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5 as recommended by Autodesk.

Disk Space

  • 5 GB free disk space
  • 10,000+ RPM (for Point Cloud interactions) or Solid State Drive


Download or installation from DVD9 or USB key

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion® compliant device


Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0 (or later)


Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download