System Requirements for Lumion 11.5

It’s important for us that you have accurate information about the computer you will need to have a smooth and enjoyable rendering experience with Lumion 11. As a 3D rendering program, Lumion is different from other CAD software as it relies primarily on having an excellent graphics card. This is especially important for Lumion’s high-end features.

Lumion requires a computer with a fast graphics card with plenty of memory, as well as an internet connection. Please check the requirements below to find out if your PC can give you a good Lumion experience. You can also find information about where to start if you are looking to purchase a new PC.

For more information regarding computer specs, visit our Knowledge Base article on this subject.
Still have questions? You can find many answers to common hardware questions on our System Requirements FAQ.

* Rendering movies in 4K resolution requires a minimum of 6GB graphics card memory.
** Your screen resolution may be higher than 1920 x 1080; however, this will impact Lumion performance. 

Does Lumion work on your current computer?

To see how Lumion will perform on your current PC or laptop computer, you can download the free trial and run Lumion’s in-program “Computer speed” test. Lumion will benchmark your computer’s 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.

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

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 with other graphics cards, Lumion system requirements, etc

Want a crash course in optimizing software and hardware?

Check out our blog post, "Lumion computer advice for faster 3D rendering."

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System Requirements FAQ