AE Computer Recommendation

Autodesk Revit is, as of now, the most demanding application AE utilizes. As such, you should purchase your next academic Windows PC based on Revit's current hardware recommendation:

Autodesk's Recommendated Hardware

A 64-bit computer is recommended over 32-bit. "Performance" hardware is recommended for a desktop configuration, while a "Value" configuration for laptops should suffice.

Partial list of AE software
Please view their site for their minimum hardware requirements for the programs you will be using.

Construction Management
- Primavera
- Sage CRE

Mechanical
- StarCCM+
- Trace
- EES
- Eikon
- Hourly Analysis Program
- Energy 10

Lighting/Electrical
- AGI32
- TracePro
- Visual
- Radiance

Structural
- STAAD
- SAP
- RAM

General Software:
- Microsoft Office (Free for students, see PSU Software Store)
- Autodesk products
- Adobe products
- Symantec Antivirus (Free for students)


For further questions, visit the contact form here.

See also College of Engineering Computer Recommendation