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Dietrich's System Requirements
and recommendation for fast working with our software

Operating Systems

Minimum: Windows 8.1 with all updates (32 bit and 64 bit);
Recommended: Windows 10 64 bit (patch version 1903 and higher recommended).
Note: Dietrich's programs do not work on Windows 8.x RT!
Windows 7 is only limited usable, because MS does not support it anymore since 01/2020!

General Requirements

Operating systems should have all current service packs and recommended updates/patches installed.

Hardware Requirements

CPU:

Minimum: Intel or AMD
Recommended: Intel Core i5, i7, or i9 (current generation) with at least 2.8 GHz recommended

RAM:

Minimum: 8 GB - 16 GB
Recommended: 16 GB - 32 GB

Graphics:

Minimum: Open-GL capable 3D graphics card with min. OpenGL 4.5 support;
Recommended: Nvidia GeForce of the GTX 10xx or RTX 2xxx series with 4 - 8 GB RAM or equivalent Nvidia Quadro
Note: Do not use on-board graphics cards with "shared memory"!

System hard disk:

Minimum: 200 GB SATA (installation requires min. 20 GB free hard disk space).
Recommended: 512 GB / 1 TB SSD (NVME) or larger recommended

Monitor:

Minimum: Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels
Recommended: Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 (4K) dual screen solution with e.g. 2 x 24" TFT or larger.

Drives/connections:

DVD-ROM drive, USB 2.0/3.0 (for license plug).

Input devices:

Microsoft - compatible mouse or Logitech product family recommended (3 button mouse recommended for some program parts; with some Microsoft drivers the middle button cannot be assigned as 'middle button'!)

Output devices:

Windows printer/plotter with own print processor for faster output without PC load (Hewlett- Packard plotter or Canon recommended).
 

Hint:

An Internet connection is necessary for the current status of Dietrich's master database, but is also recommended for downloading updates. Above all also very important for updating the respective Dietrich's licenses and antivirus programs.

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