PC specifications

Minimum and recommended PC specifications for successful operation of Productivity+™ applications.

  • Operating systems
  • Processor
  • Memory
  • Graphics cards
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System requirements

Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit versions).

Recommended PC specification

Processor2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (or equivalent)
Memory2 GB RAM and 1 GB hard disk space (32-bit operating systems)
4 GB RAM and 1 GB hard disk space (64-bit operating systems)
Graphics cardNVIDIA GeForce 5 series or later
OtherDVD drive for software installation

Minimum PC specification

Processor1.5 GHz Intel Pentium IV (or equivalent)
Memory1 GB RAM and 1 GB hard disk space
Graphics cardFor trial use, a standard PC graphics card is adequate
OtherDVD drive for software installation

Graphics card specifications only apply to the Active Editor Pro application.

GibbsCAM users should also see the 'System requirements' section within the Productivity+ GibbsCAM plug-in page.

Productivity+ Active Editor Pro uses graphics libraries from a third-party supplier and we advise users to check the supplier listing of supported graphics cards. Please note that Productivity+ currently uses Hoops version 15 in OpenGL mode.

Graphics cards 

Alternative, tested graphics cards

DescriptionOperating systemDriverDate tested
Sapphire Technology Radeon 9250Windows XP12-038 (8.162)December 2005
Connect 3D Radeon 9550Windows XP9.2 (6.14.10.6553)December 2005
Gigabyte Radeon 9600ProWindows XP4.14.01.9150December 2005
Sapphire Technology Radeon X700Windows XP12-037 (8.152)December 2005
Sapphire Technology Radeon X800XLWindows XP12-038 (8.162)December 2005
Inno 3D GeForce MX4000Windows XP78.01December 2005
Inno 3D GeForce FX5200Windows XP78.01December 2005
Gigabyte GeForce FX5500Windows XP61.76December 2005
MSI GeForce FX5500Windows XP77.77December 2005
Club3D GeForce 6600Windows XP77.77December 2005

See Post processors and part numbers for information on machine compatibility.

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