09_v4.fw.png

System Requirements

09_v4.fw.png
System-Recuirements.jpg

See the minimum and recommended hardware specifications for Archicad 25.

OpenGL 4.5 compatible graphics card

Windows 10 64-bit
macOS 11.3

Archicad

Recommended configuration

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Project size

Entry-level

Residential homes

Mid-range

Apartment and office
Buildings

Large

High rises, Hospitals

CPU

Intel Core i5
AMD Ryzen 5

Intel Core i7
AMD Ryzen 7

Intel Core i9
AMD Ryzen 9

64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processor

Memory

8+ GBRAM

16+ GB RAM

32+ GB RAM

Disk

SSD

NVMe SSD

NVMe SSD

5+ GB of free space

Graphics card

2+ GB VRAM OpenGL
4.5 compatible graphics cards

4+ GB VRAM OpenGL
4.5 compatible graphics cards

6+ GB VRAM OpenGL
4.5 compatible graphics cards

Display resolution

FHD+ (1920X1080)

2K (2560×1600)

5K (5120 × 2880)

1440×900

Operating System

Windows 10 64-bit
macOS 11.3

Protection key

Archicad 25 CodeMeter hardware key or Codemeter Act software protection key to start Archicad 25

Windows 10 64-bit
macOS 10.15

iOS

Safari, Chrome

macOS

Safari, Chrome

Android

Chrome

Web Browser

Required hardware

Keyboard and mouse or a device equipped with touchscreen

BIMx

BIMx Mobile apps

Recommended configuration

Minimum Hardware

Operating System

iOS 15

Android 12

Recent high-end devices

Apple

Devices

iPad Pro

iPhone 13

Android

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 or newer

Samsung Galaxy S21 or newer

Mid-range devices with Gyroscope

VR Cardboard
compatibility

Gyroscope and/or Magnetometer is required for using Google Cardboard VR function

BIMx Web Viewer

Recommended configuration

Minimum Hardware

Web browser

Windows

Chrome, Edge, Firefox

Optional hardware

Microsoft Xbox compatible game controller

BIMx Desktop Viewer

Recommended

Minimum Hardware Requirements

CPU

Intel Core i5
AMD Ryzen 5

64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processor

Optional hardware

8+GB RAM

Graphics card

4+ GB
OpenGL 4.5  compatible graphics card

OpenGL compatible graphics card

Display resolution

FHD+ (1920×1080)

1024 x 768

Disk

SSD
5+ GB of free space

Operating System

Windows 10 64-bit
macOS 12

Windows 10
macOS 10.15

macOS

Safari, Chrome

iOS

Safari, Chrome

Android

Chrome

Web browser

NVMe/SATA

NVMe/SATA

NVMe/Enterprise
Solutions

BIMcloud

Recommended configuration

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Firm size

Small

2 – 5 active users

Medium

5 – 25 active users

Large

25+ active users

Project size

Up to 10 concurently running small projects. (100-150 MB in pln format each)

CPU

4+ cores
2.2+ Ghz

8+ cores
2.5+ Ghz

12+ cores
2.2+ Ghz

64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processo

Memory

16+ GB RAM

32+ GB RAM

64+ GB RAM

Disk

SSD

SSD

SSD

Internal storage

Operating
System

Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019

macOS 10.15, macOS 11.3

macOS 10.15

NVMe/SATA

NVMe/SATA

NVMe/Enterprise
Solutions

50+ GB of free space 

100+ GB of free space above hosted data

100+ GB of free space above hosted data

Windows 10 64-bit

Acceptable

Internet connection with symmetrical 15 Mbps download / 15 Mbps upload connection for each machine.

120 – 80 ms

Less than 80 ms

BIMcloud as
a Service

Minimum

Recommended

Archicad

Please meet or exceed the recommended configuration for Archicad shown on the top of this page.

Bandwidth

Internet connection with symmetrical 8 Mbps download / 8 Mbps upload connection for each machine

Internet connection with symmetrical 50 Mbps download / 50 Mbps upload connection for each machine.

Latency (measured from Google Cloud servers)

150 – 120 ms

For production usage, make sure both bandwidth and latency meet at least the acceptable values on each machine.

120 – 80 ms

Less than 80 ms