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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Don’t want to download the free trial? You can easily check and compare your graphics card with others by following the steps below:

  1. Find your graphics card
  2. Search for your graphics card on the PassMark website
  3. Compare your PassMark score to other graphics cards, Lumion system requirements, etc. 

Full system requirements for running Lumion

Find the specifications you need to run Lumion.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS – FOR SIMPLE DESIGNS

ExamplesA small building/interior with limited details
Graphics cardHigh-end graphics card (at least 2,000 PassMark points)
Graphics card memory2GB (Rendering movies in 4K resolution requires a minimum of 6GB graphics card memory)
Graphics card examplesGeForce GTX 1050, Quadro K4200
Operating system64-bit Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 SP1 with all updates installed.
CPU (Processor)Intel Core i5 with 3.0 GHz base/boost speed or higher
Monitor resolutionMinimum 1600 x 1080 pixels
System memory (RAM)8GB with as high a MHz value as possible
Hard driveMinimum 20GB of disk space on the drive that the Windows User Account is located on.
Power supplyClick here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

MODERATE DESIGN REQUIREMENTS

ExamplesModerately detailed office and residential complexes
Graphics cardHigh-end graphics card (at least 6,000 PassMark points)
Graphics card memory6GB
Graphics card examplesRadeon RX 570, GeForce GTX TITAN
Operating system64-bit Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 SP1 with all updates installed.
CPU (Processor)Intel Core i5 with 3.6 GHz base/boost speed or higher
Monitor resolutionMinimum 1600 x 1080 pixels
System memory (RAM)16GB with as high a MHz value as possible
Hard driveMinimum 20GB of disk space on the drive that the Windows User Account is located on.
Power supplyClick here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS – FOR COMPLEX DESIGNS

ExamplesA large park or part of a city, detailed to highly detailed interiors, multi-floor with interiors
Graphics cardHigh-end graphics card (at least 8,000 PassMark points)
Graphics card memory6GB or more
Graphics card examplesNVIDIA GTX 1060 (6 GB memory), Quadro K6000)
Operating system64-bit Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 SP1 with all updates installed.
CPU (Processor)Intel Core i7 with 4.0 GHz base/boost speed or higher
Monitor resolutionMinimum 1920 x 1080 pixels
System memory (RAM)32GB with as high a MHz value as possible
Hard driveMinimum 30 GB of disk space on the drive that the Windows User Account is located on.
Power supplyClick here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

ULTRA COMPLEX DESIGN REQUIREMENTS

ExamplesA highly detailed city, airport or stadium, highly detailed interiors, multi-floor with interiors
Graphics cardHigh-end graphics card (at least 10,000 PassMark points)
Graphics card memory8GB or more
Graphics card examplesNVIDIA GTX 2080 Ti (11 GB memory), NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti (11 GB memory)
Operating system64-bit Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 SP1 with all updates installed.
CPU (Processor)Intel Core i7 with 4.0 GHz base/boost speed or higher
Monitor resolutionMinimum 1920 x 1080 pixels
System memory (RAM)32GB with as high a MHz value as possible
Hard driveMinimum 30GB of disk space on the drive that the Windows User Account is located on.
Power supplyClick here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

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