System Requirements for MineSight Software
Ensure smooth system operation
Operating System Requirements:
- Microsoft Windows 7
- Microsoft Windows 8
- Microsoft Windows Vista™ Business with Service Pack 2
- Microsoft Windows 10
- Intel® Core i7 or similar
- Minimum: 16 GB
- Recommended: 32 GB for optimal performance
- Hard Disk:
- Minimum: 300+ GB 7200 RPM HDD
- Recommended: 300+ GB SSD for increased performance.
- Graphics Card:
- For the Optimal MineSight 3D xViewer:
- Minimum: OpenGL 3.3 complaint card with at least 1 GB Video RAM.
- Recommended: NVidia® Quadro Series with at least 4+ GB Video RAM.
- For the MineSight 3D Viewer:
- Minimum: OpenGL 1.1 or later compliant graphics card.
- Minimum: 1920 x 1080 resolution or higher, dual monitors recommended.
- USB Port to support a MineSight security key for non-network based licenses.
Required Software: (not included)
- Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Express (recommended)1
- Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2 Express (supported)
- Microsoft® SQL Server 2014 Express (supported)
Recommended Software: (not included)
- Microsoft® Excel®
- Adobe® Reader
- Web browser or FTP product (Required to download the MineSight updates)
1 Users will see performance benefits of Standard/Enterprise versions of Microsoft® SQL Server when dealing with large databases. Microsoft ® SQL Server 2012 and 2014 have been verified with MineSight 2016 Release 1 and later.