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GibbsCAM System Requirements
The requirements to run GibbsCAM do not have specific values. The requirements vary depending upon the operating system you use and the complexity of your part. We have a list of basic guidelines, seen below, that are common to all users. If you are running very complex parts or toolpaths you may require higher specifications.
Recommended System Configuration
  • Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit (with all available Windows updates)
  • Intel Pentium Core i5/i7
  • 8GB RAM (16GB or more is recommended for very complex parts)
  • A quality Nvidia or AMD (ATI) 3D accelerated video card with the latest drivers installed
  • 1GB of available hard drive space (for virtual memory usage and temporary file storage)
Recommended Video Card
  • nVidia GeForce chipset
  • nVidia Quadro chipset
  • AMD (ATI) Radeon Chipset
  • AMD (ATI) FirePro chipset

GibbsCAM is a video-intensive application. The use of a good quality, mainstream video card is recommended. The following cards have been tested with GibbsCAM

When shopping this LINK may be helpful in gauging the speed of the available GeForce video cards. In GibbsCAM these cards perform nearly as well as the more expensive Quadro cards.

Cards to avoid:
  • Intel integrated video cards
  • SiS chipset cards
  • 3D Labs video cards
  • other high-end "CAD" cards
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