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Minimum Recommended Computer configuration for Cygnet Software

Recommended Computer Specs

  • Windows 10 - 64 bit
  • Intel CoreTM i5 3.0 Ghz or faster
  • 8 GB RAM (or more)
  • VR Ready Graphics Card:

    - NVIDIA GTX 1060 or greater

    - Or AMD RX-480 or greater

  • DVD Drive (internal or external)
  • Second Monitor with 1080p resolution and an HDMI connection

Minimum Specifications

(this is the minimum to run Cygnet, for a smoother experience and support for all modern feedback options including VR, please consider using recommended specs above)

  • Windows 7/Windows 8.1/ Windows 10 (Home or Pro)
  • Graphics Card: The most important factor in selecting a computer for Cygnet is the graphics card. Running the usual Cygnet dual-screen setup with high-end 3D graphics on the second monitor is very demanding on a modern computer. Consider using a VR-ready graphics card like the ones recommended above. At minimum look for an AMD or NVIDIA cards with at least 2 GB dedicated video ram.
  • Laptop Graphics cards: integrated graphics memory is not supported.
    (Dual graphics cards that switch between a low power and high power chip may not be supported and will at minimum require special video drivers to function with Cygnet. Please contact tech support to find out if your dual graphics card solution is supported.)
  • Intel CoreTM i5 or greater
  • 8 GB RAM (4 GB may only support 32-bit Cygnet, 8 GB is recommended for the 64-bit version of Cygnet)
  • DVD-Rom Disc Drive - required if you want to use DVD movies
  • Sound card

Monitor Specifications

  • Primary Monitor (for use by clinician): 1366 x 768 or greater.
  • Secondary Monitor (to display games to client)
    -Resolution:1024 x 768 or greater. Maximum resolution may be limited by the size and power of the video card selected. To use a full HD 1080p display you will need at least the minimum specs shown above.
    -For a 4K display please call for current recommended specs. Connectors for secondary monitor: HDMI recommended.