System requirements for running Lumion

Does Lumion work on my current computer?

Lumion requires a computer with a fast graphics card with plenty of memory, as well as an internet connection. To see how your current PC or laptop computer will perform with Lumion, you can download the free trial and run Lumion’s in-program “Computer speed” test.

Lumion will benchmark your computer on Graphics Card, Graphics Memory, CPU and system memory. If any of these components have a red score, you may want to upgrade this component for a better Lumion experience.

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Full system requirements for running Lumion 11

Find the specifications you need to run Lumion.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A PC with this hardware is not recommended, as it would only be able to handle simple scenes, such as:A small park or residential building with Lumion models and textures. Please note that this configuration will not be capable of smoothly handling Lumion’s high-end features. We recommend upgrading if you find that your computer is close to these minimum requirements.
Graphics cardGPU scoring a G3DMark of 7,000 or higher with up-to-date drivers. (Such as the Nvidia GeForce RTX 1650, AMD Radeon RX 470 or better)
Graphics card memory4 GB or more. (Rendering movies in 4K resolution requires a minimum of 6 GB graphics card memory)
Operating SystemUp-to-date Windows 10 64-bit
CPU (Processor) Intel/AMD processor scoring a single thread CPUMark of 2000 or higher. (Such as the AMD Ryzen 5 1500X, Intel Core i7-3770K or better)
Monitor resolution1920 x 1080 pixels. (Your screen resolution may be higher than 1920 x 1080; however, this will impact Lumion performance. Please visit our Knowledge Base article for more details.)
System memory (RAM)16 GB or more
Hard driveSATA3 SSD or HDD. Minimum 40 GB of free disk space in the drives where the Windows User Account and Documents folder are located in.
Power supplyClick here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS

A PC with this hardware can handle complex designs and scenes, such as:A small park or part of a city made with OpenStreetMap or other simple models. A large home with detailed interiors made up of several models and HD textures. A single residential or commercial model with a single section of the landscape using some high-end models, such as the fine-detail trees.
Graphics cardA GPU scoring a G3DMark of 14,000 or higher with up-to-date drivers. Such as the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, AMD Radeon RX 5700XT or better.
Graphics card memory8 GB or more
Operating systemUp-to-date Windows 10 64-bit
CPU (Processor)Intel/AMD Processor scoring a single thread CPUMark of 2,200 or higher. (Such as the AMD Ryzen 5 2600, Intel Core i7-4790 or better)
Monitor resolution1920 x 1080 pixels. (Your screen resolution may be higher than 1920 x 1080; however, this will impact Lumion performance. Please visit our Knowledge Base article for more details.)
System memory (RAM)32 GB or more
Hard driveSATA3 SSD or NVME m.2 storage. Minimum 40 GB of free disk space in the drives where the Windows User Account and Documents folder are located in.
Power supplyClick here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

HIGH-END REQUIREMENTS

A PC with this hardware can handle ultra complex designs and scenes with several high-end features, such as:A detailed city, airport or stadium. A detailed multi-floor building with interiors made up of many models and HD textures. A detailed landscape made with high-end Lumion features, such as high-detail trees and 3D Grass.
Graphics cardA GPU scoring a G3DMark of 20,000 or higher with up-to-date drivers. Such as the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 or better.
Graphics card memory11 GB or more
Operating systemUp-to-date Windows 10 64bit
CPU (Processor)Intel/AMD Processor scoring a single thread CPUMark of 2,600 or higher. (Such as AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, Intel Core i7-7700K or better)
Monitor resolution1920 x 1080 pixels. (Your screen resolution may be higher than 1920 x 1080; however, this will impact Lumion performance. Please visit our Knowledge Base article for more details.)
System memory (RAM)64 GB or more
Hard driveSATA3 SSD or NVME m.2 Hard Drive. Minimum 40 GB of free disk space in the drives where the Windows User Account and Documents folder are located in.
Power supplyClick here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

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