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How To Build A Computer For Lumion

Let’s suppose you’re beginning from scratch.

Well, almost zero. You’re in need of upgrading your computer and you’ll need an affordable desktop computer that has the power to model using CAD software, and rendering with Lumion.

You don’t know where to begin.

If you’re looking to purchase a brand laptop or desktop PC, upgrading or replacing your desktop or laptop computer, or even an entirely custom-built build choosing the right equipment for supercharging Lumion performance may seem like an impossible task however it doesn’t have to be.

This guide you’ll look into the following subjects and receive advice on what’s appropriate for your situation:

Lumion Hardware recommendations which include desktops, graphics cards and laptops
Do you want to build a custom computer?
Does your current laptop or computer laptop be compatible with Lumion?
How can you get the most performance from Lumion
The Graphics Card Buyer’s Handbook

Hardware suggestions for the best computer for Lumion

As you read the recommendations in this article, you should remember that a strong graphic card will be the primary aspect to enjoy a satisfying experience using Lumion. Memory, CPU and other specifications also are important however, a great experience starts with the graphics card.

These suggestions aren’t affected by any hardware manufacturer. Lumion has no relationships with brands and manufacturers of hardware.

We want to present hardwarethat is free of external influences that we are confident will provide you with a fantastic experience when rendering using Lumion. It is still important to look over each laptop or desktop computer before buying, and further down this page we’ll provide you with detailed advice on how to make the best choice.

Graphics cards

This section has provided recommendations for Nvidia graphic cards. To remind you that your graphics card (or GPU) on your computer is what shows the Lumion projects on your computer’s screen. As you work on creating the environment surrounding your project and displaying it, the graphics card will ensure an effortless and pleasant frame-rate (measured by FPS). When rendering an image, the GPU accelerates the rendering process to allow you to obtain the video, image or 360-degree panorama in a quick and efficient way.

If you’re unsure the right graphics card for you You can get more details within the Graphics Card Buyer’s Guide further down in this article. In the meantime, you can look through some examples below:

Desktop computers

What are the best desktop computer to run Lumion?

There is an answer more in depth on section titled Custom Build Computer section in this article, but the essence is the need for a powerful GPU. You require a powerful GPU to render 3D graphics quickly as well as performance with Lumion and, when you shop make sure you take note of this specifications.

A high-quality desktop computer that supports Lumion is also equipped with enough processor to power your graphics card. It also has adequate system memory, a reliable power supply, and a 64 bit Windows 10 operating system.

If you are looking for a Lumion-compatible laptop or desktop computer there are some important points to be aware of:

There are various models, configurations and kits for a variety of laptop and desktop computers. A lot of desktops, like can be made to order and let you pick the type of technology you’d like within it.
Screen resolution can have a huge influence on the performance. A screen that is 3840×2160 pixels for example, is extremely demanding for an graphics card even using an RTX 2080Ti. If you have the option then consider a 1080x 1920 screen.

Here are some top-performing desktop computers that are priced at various prices. This is only a small sample of the various workstations available, and there are more robust desktop computers that could be compared.

Important note: Some of the links below will lead you to a configuration page for your computer’s manufacturer’s website. Be sure to check the configuration of the computer prior to making any purchase to ensure that it meets the specifications of Lumion’s systems.

Laptop computers

A growing number of architects are bringing their CAD designs and renderings with them on the go and, with the rapid growth of laptop and graphics card technology the top systems are becoming smaller and more affordable.

Here are a few top-performing laptops available at different prices. Remember that this is only an example, and there are many similarly powerful laptops. Be sure to be aware of the configuration, particularly in relation towards the graphic card.

Do you want to build a custom computer?

Making an entire computer from scratch or letting someone else create your dream design and rendering computer? There are a variety of ways to simplify the process of creating an Lumion-ready machine.

In the beginning, it’s recommended to go through the remainder of this post to learn about specific tips to optimize Lumion performance. In the second instance, if you’re headed to your local computer shop and want to inquire about the staff to assist you, you could give them the Lumion System Requirements.

I’m looking for the most Lumion-ready computer that I can get

Graphics cards: Card with an G3DMark at 20,000 or greater
CPU: CPU Intel/AMD processor achieving one thread with a CPUMark of 3000 and higher
System memory: 64GB or more
Power supply: At a minimum, 80+ gold-rated and with enough power.
Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit

I have a budget of about $600 and am looking to improve the price/performance ratio

Graphics cards: card with an G3DMark at 14,000 and greater
CPU Intel/AMD Processor scoring a single thread CPUMark score of 2600
or greater
Memory of the system: 32 GB or more
Power supply: At least 80+ gold-rated, with sufficient power.
Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit

My budget is limited but I require a reliable computer for scenes that are complex (large park or a part of an entire city)

Graphics Card: A card with an G3DMark of at least 10,000
CPU: AMD processors from Intel or AMD that has an individual thread CPUMark of 2200 or greater
Memory in the system: 16GB or more
Power supply: At a minimum, 80+ gold-rated and with enough power.
Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit

Does your current laptop or computer laptop be compatible with Lumion?

If you’re trying to determine whether your present system is fast enough to run Lumion The initial step would be to determine the specifications of your computer.

There are basically four specifications for computers that you have to be aware of to ensure the best Lumion efficiency on your system, including:

Card for graphics (GPU)
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
The memory of the System (RAM)
Memory on a graphics card (VRAM)

If you have Lumion You can get these data by running a benchmark through your Lumion Home screen. If you don’t own Lumion be aware that you can test the 14-day trial trial free of Lumion. The benchmark will let you know whether the performance is inadequate, adequate or even ideal.

There are many other methods to find information on the specifications of your PC. In particular, the technique that is described in this article uses an application called the DirectX Diagnostic Tool (DxDiag) for Windows 10.

Simply click on the Windows Search bar, or use the keys WIN+S simultaneously
Enter DxDiag into the search box.
You can open Dxdiag using the result of a search
Note in the operating system, processor, and Memory
Then, at the top of the screen Click on”Display” at the top of your window. Click on “Display” tab. Or, in certain cases you may also click on you can click the “Render” tab, to display the information about your graphics card.
Note down the graphics card’s name as well as the VRAM (often it is written in the form of “Display Memory” or “VRAM”)

With this information even if it’s not clear to know what it all means then you’ll have an enormous head start in upgrading your graphic card, or any other component, and getting the highest performance from Lumion.

How do you get the best performance from Lumion?

Below are the most basic requirements of computers to ensure smooth, stable, and non-laggy efficiency in Lumion:

A fast and efficient graphics card, with 20.000+ PassMark Score (more about this later) and 11GB of memory for graphics cards or more.
CPU that has over 4.0 GHz and 8 cores. It is possible to use Lumion on a processor which runs around 3.0 GHz or greater If you do have the fastest graphics card the lower CPU will hinder the extra advantages you could have gotten.
64GB of memory in the system (RAM). If you’re only working on simple scenes, you can manage with 16GB of memory but this isn’t ideal for scenes that are complex and large.
64 bit Windows 10 operating system.
A 1000-watt Goldor Titanium-rated 80+ power source.
40 GB of storage space when using a high-speed drive, such as an m.2 an NVME drive (Lumion requires around 20 GB of storage).

Be aware the fact that Lumion’s specifications are premium specifications. Lumion can still be run using the minimum specs that you can see on the Lumion website.

Graphics Guide for Buyers of Cards

Since Lumion utilizes advanced 3D graphics technology the quality of the graphics card will impact the speed of real-time visualisation as well as the rendering speed.

There are many graphics cards on the market, however when you are trying to choose the right graphics card that is able to balance price and performance, there’s one element that could help make browsing easier The PassMark point.

PassMark points can be used to assess how well a graphic card. The more points in the PassMark scores, the better efficiency of the graphics card.