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Geomagic Freeform, Geomagic Freeform Plus, Geomagic Sculpt and Freeform Viewer system requirements

 

64-bit Edition

OS

 - Windows 7

 - Windows 8 (See important note for firewire devices*)

 - Windows 10 (See important note for firewire devices*)

CPU

 - (2) Intel Dual-Core Xeon (Woodcrest) 5150/2.66 GHz, 4MB L2, 1333 MHz FSB or better 

RAM

 - Minimum: 8 GB

Hard Disk

- Minumum: 8 GB

Display

 - Minimum resolution: 1920 x 1080

Graphics

 - OpenGL 3.0 or above


Freeform/Sculpt/Freeform Viewer v2016
Freeform/Sculpt/Claytools v2013, v2014 and v2015
Freeform v12 and Claytools v4
FreeForm v11 and ClayTools v3
FreeForm v10 and ClayTools v2
FreeForm v9.2 and ClayTools v1.x
Legacy Compatible Graphics Cards
Important Notes


Freeform/Sculpt/Freeform Viewer v2016:

Following cards have been tested in 64 bit Windows7 or Windows10.
 

Company Model Win7 Driver Win10 Driver Notes

64-bit

NVIDIA Quadro 4000 358.91 Nov 11
Win7-64 358.91 driver
  PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro K6000 358.91 Nov 11
Win7-64 358.91 driver
  PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro M4000 358.91 Nov 11
Win7-64 358.91 driver
  PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro M5000 358.91 Nov 11
Win7-64 358.91 driver
  PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro K1200   362.13 Mar 29
Win10-64 362.13 driver
PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro K6000   362.13 Mar 29
Win10-64 362.13 driver
PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro M4000   362.13 Mar 29
Win10-64 362.13 driver
PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro M5000   362.13 Mar 29
Win10-64 362.13 driver
PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro M6000   362.13 Mar 29
Win10-64 362.13 driver
PCI-E

x


Freeform/Sculpt/Claytools v2013, v2014 and v2015:

Following cards have been tested in 64 bit Windows7 with driver version 310.90.
 

Company Model Win7 Driver Notes

64-bit

NVIDIA Quadro K600 310.90 Jan 5
Win7-64 310.90 driver
PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro K2000

310.90 Jan 5
Win7-64 310.90 driver

PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro K4000

310.90 Jan 5
Win7-64 310.90 driver

PCI-E

x


Geomagic Freeform v12 and Geomagic Claytools v4:

Following cards have been tested in 64 bit Windows7 with driver version 306.79.
Note: Version 11 qualified cards will work with version 12 for the operating system and driver they are qualified with.
 

Company Model Win7 Driver Notes

64-bit

NVIDIA Quadro 410 306.79 Oct 12
Win7-64 306.79 driver
PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro K600

306.79 Oct 12
Win7-64 306.79 driver

PCI-E

x

NVIDIA Quadro K5000

306.79 Oct 12
Win7-64 306.79 driver

PCI-E

x


FreeForm v11 and ClayTools v3:

Following cards have been tested in Windows7 (32bit and 64bit) with driver version 259.57.
Note: Version 10 qualified cards will work with version 11 for the operating system and driver they are qualified with.
 

Company Model Win7 Driver Notes

32-bit

64-bit

NVIDIA Quadro 600 259.57 Oct 10
Win7-32 259.57 driver
Win7-64 259.57 driver
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro 2000 259.57 Oct 10
Win7-32 259.57 driver 
Win7-64 259.57 driver
PCI-E

x

x

 NVIDIA Quadro 4000 259.57 Oct 10
Win7-32 259.57 driver
Win7-64 259.57 driver
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro 5000

259.57 Oct 10
Win7-32 259.57 driver
Win7-64 259.57 driver

PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro 6000 259.57 Oct 10
Win7-32 259.57 driver
Win7-64 259.57 driver
PCI-E

x

x


FreeForm v10 and ClayTools v2:
 

FreeForm v10 and ClayTools v2 systems require OpenGL 2.1 support. The table below lists graphics cards and drivers we have tested for use with the FreeForm and ClayTools modeling systems.

If you encounter an OpenGL 2.1 error message, please see your graphics card manufacturers options for upgrading your driver.

Company Model WinXP Driver WinVista Driver Notes

32-bit

64-bit

NVIDIA Quadro FX 570 1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver
1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500  1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver

1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver

PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700 1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver
1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800 1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver
1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700 1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver

1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver

PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800 1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver
1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver

PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600 1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver
1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver
PCI-E

 x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800

1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver

1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver

PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600

1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver

1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 1.8246 Mar 09
XP-32 182.46 driver
XP-64 182.46 driver

1.8246 Mar 09
VISTA-32 182.46 driver
VISTA-64 182.46 driver

PCI-E

x

x


FreeForm v9.2 and ClayTools 1.x Compatible Graphics Cards:

NOTE: Support for Windows Vista was not available until FreeForm v10 and ClayTools v2.
 

Company Model WinXP Driver Notes

32-bit

64-bit

NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600 169.39
32bit – sp38542.exe
64bit -- sp38543.exe
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700 169.39
32bit – sp38542.exe 
64bit -- sp38543.exe
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 570 169.39
32bit – sp38542.exe
64bit -- sp38543.exe 
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700 169.39
32bit – sp38542.exe
64bit -- sp38543.exe
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800 169.39
32bit – sp38542.exe
64bit -- sp38543.exe
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600 169.39
32bit – sp38542.exe
64bit -- sp38543.exe
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 169.39
32bit – sp38542.exe
64bit -- sp38543.exe
PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA FX 4500 81.67 PCI-E

x

 

NVIDIA FX 4000 65.90 AGP

x

 

NVIDIA FX 3450 77.56 PCI-E

x

x

NVIDIA FX 3400 61.77 PCI-E

x

 

NVIDIA FX 1300 61.77 PCI-E

x

 

ATI FireGL V3100 8.163.1.2
Service pack
Read Me
PCI-E

x


Legacy Compatible Graphics Cards

The following graphics cards were tested for pre-v9.1 versions of FreeForm:

NOTE: 64-bit editions were not available until FreeForm v9.2 
 

Company Model Graphics Controller Win2k Driver WinXP Driver
NVIDIA PCI FX 1400 NVIDIA PCI 71.84 71.84
NVIDIA Quadro FX 500 NVIDIA Quadro FX 61.77 61.77
NVIDIA Quadro FX 540 NVIDIA Quadro FX 71.84 71.84
NVIDIA Quadro FX 550 NVIDIA Quadro FX   9.1.4.7
NVIDIA Quadro FX 560 NVIDIA Quadro FX   9.1.4.7
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1100 NVIDIA Quadro FX 61.77 61.77
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2000 NVIDIA Quadro FX 61.77 61.77
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 NVIDIA Quadro FX 61.77 61.77
ATI FireGLX1 FGL™9700 Visual Processing Unit (VPU) 8.163.1.2
Service pack
Read Me
8.163.1.2
Service pack
Read Me
ATI FireGLX2 FGL™9800 Visual Processing Unit (VPU) 8.163.1.2
Service pack
Read Me
8.163.1.2
Service pack
Read Me
ATI FireGLT2 FGL™9600 Visual Processing Unit (VPU) 79621 79621
ATI FireGL4 ATI IBM 256-bit Graphics Rasterizer chipset 5.12.2195.2084 Unsupported

Important Notes:

While 3D Systems makes every attempt to be as thorough as possible, hardware manufacturers change their products frequently and may be shipping newer products or have discontinued active support for others.

The graphics drivers specified in these tables are the drivers that were used for the qualification process. While it may be possible to use the Geomagic modeling systems successfully on earlier or later drivers, 3D Systems cannot guarantee their performance.

Some 3D Systems users have had success running system configurations that deviate from the above. In such cases, these configurations are not officially supported by 3D Systems.

Devices

Applications can make use of the following devices (click on the links below for more detail):


- USB 2.0 Port

- Geomagic Touch Device Driver (GTDD) v2016.1.1 or above

- Compatible with Geomagic© Sculpt™



- Onboard 10/100 Mbps compatible Ethernet port or supplied USB Ethernet Adapter

- Geomagic Touch Device Driver (GTDD) v2016.1.1 or above

- Compatible with Geomagic© Sculpt™, Geomagic© Freeform©, Geomagic© Freeform© Plus



- Onboard 10/100 Mbps compatible Ethernet port or supplied USB Ethernet Adapter

- Geomagic Touch Device Driver (GTDD) v2016.1.1 or above

- Compatible with Geomagic© Sculpt™, Geomagic© Freeform©, Geomagic© Freeform© Plus



- IEEE-1394a compatible FireWire Card (See important note)

- PHANTOM Device Driver v5.1.9

- Compatible with Geomagic© Sculpt™, Geomagic© Freeform©, Geomagic© Freeform© Plus



- Onboard Parallel Port Axxon parallel adapter card or PHANTOM Communication Converter (PCC) (See important note)

- PHANTOM Device Driver v5.1.9

- Compatible with Geomagic© Sculpt™, Geomagic© Freeform©, Geomagic© Freeform© Plus

Other


3D Systems has tested and qualified the following specific configurations. Choosing one of these configurations will ensure the best possible experience when running the Geomagic Freeform, Freeform Plus and Sculpt system.

Important: Using the Geomagic Freeform, Freeform Plus and Sculpt system with one or more discrete components of a fully qualified configuration (graphics card, for example) as part of an a la carte configuration does not imply qualification of any kind, partial or otherwise.

Desktop Workstations:

HP Z2 Mini G3 Workstation, with Intel® Core™ i7-6700 (3.4 GHz, up to 4 GHz with Turbo Boost, 8 MB cache, 4 cores) + Intel® HD Graphics 530
  • Qualified for Windows10 64bit
  • Minimum 16 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA Quadro M620 2GB
  • BIOS Version: HP N53 Ver. 01.04, 11/1/2016 or newer
  • Haptic Device Connectivity
    • Geomagic Touch X (formerly PHANTOM Desktop-e) with supplied StarTech USB Ethernet adapter
    • Touch with USB connection

HP Z840, with Intel® Xeon® E5-2660 v3 CPU (2.60 GHz, 25 MB cache, 10 cores) 2 Processors

  • Qualified for Windows8.1 64bit
  • 64 GB RAM
  • A compatible graphics card
  • BIOS Version: M60 v00.96 or newer
  • Haptic Device Connectivity
    • Touch X Desktop  with supplied StarTech USB Ethernet adapter
    • Touch with USB connection

HP Z820, with Intel® Xeon® E5-2670 CPU (2.60 GHz, 20 MB cache, 8 cores)

  • Qualified for Windows7 64bit
  • 48 GB RAM
  • A compatible graphics card
  • BIOS Version: J63 v01.14 or newer
  • Haptic Device Connectivity
    • Geomagic Touch (formerly PHANTOM Omni) connected to onboard FireWire 1394A port
    • Geomagic Touch X (formerly PHANTOM Desktop) with PHANTOM Communication Converter (PCC)
    • Geomagic Touch X (formerly PHANTOM Desktop) requires an Axxon parallel adapter card
    • Geomagic Touch X (formerly PHANTOM Desktop-e) with supplied StarTech USB Ethernet adapter

HP Z420, with Intel® Xeon® E5-1650 CPU (3.2 GHz, 12 MB cache, 6 cores)

  • Qualified for Windows7 64bit
  • 16 GB RAM
  • A compatible graphics card
  • Haptic Device Connectivity
    • Geomagic Touch (formerly PHANTOM Omni) connected to onboard FireWire 1394A port
    • Geomagic Touch X (formerly PHANTOM Desktop) with PHANTOM Communication Converter (PCC)
    • Geomagic Touch X (formerly PHANTOM Desktop) requires an Axxon parallel adapter card
    • Geomagic Touch X (formerly PHANTOM Desktop-e) with supplied StarTech USB Ethernet adapter

Laptops

HP ZBook 17, with Intel® Core™ i-7-4900MQ CPU (2.80 GHz, 8 MB cache, 4 cores)

  • Qualified for Windows8.1 64bit
  • 16 GB RAM
  • A compatible graphics card
  • BIOS Version: L70 v01.10 or newer
  • Haptic Device Connectivity
    • Touch X Desktop  with supplied StarTech USB Ethernet adapter
    • Touch with USB connection

 

HP Elite 8770w with Intel® Core™ i7-3820QM CPU (2.70 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache, 4 cores)

  • Qualified for Windows7 64bit
  • 8 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA K5000M graphics card
  • 17.3" FHD display (1920 x 1080)
  • NVIDIA graphics driver 297.03

 

 





 

Important Note:

IEEE-1394a compatible Firewire interface is supported for Win 7. However, Win 8 and 10 support is not guaranteed. Microsoft has dropped support for the components in the 1394 drivers which enable legacy mode, something that is often required to assure a particular card functions properly with Omni or PCC converters for parallel port devices.





 

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