General system requirements

This page regroups the system requirements for the Substance 3D offer.

Hardware requirements

PlatformMinimumRecommendedOptimal
Windows

  • OS:
    • Windows 10 (64bit, version 1909)
  • CPU:
    • Intel Core i5
    • AMD Ryzen 5
  • GPU:
    • Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060
    • Nvidia Quadro P2200
    • AMD Radeon RX 580
  • VRAM:
    • 4GB
  • RAM:
    • 16GB
  • Hard drive:
    • SSD type with 30GB of free space

  • OS:
    • Windows 11 (64bit)
  • CPU:
    • Intel Core i7
    • AMD Ryzen 7
  • GPU:
    • Nvidia Geforce RTX 2080
    • Nvidia Quadro RTX 4000
    • AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
  • VRAM:
    • 8GB
  • RAM:
    • 32GB
  • Hard drive:
    • SSD type with 30GB of free space

  • OS:
    • Windows 11 (64bit)
  • CPU:
    • Intel Core i9
    • AMD Ryzen 9
  • GPU:
    • Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080
    • Nvidia Quadro RTX 6000
    • AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
  • VRAM:
    • 16GB
  • RAM:
    • 64GB
  • Hard drive:
    • SSD type with 50GB of free space

Mac OS

  • Model:
    • MacBook Pro 2020
    • iMac Pro 2020
  • OS:
    • Mac OS 11 (Big Sur)
  • CPU:
    • Intel Core i9
  • GPU:
    • AMD Radeon Pro 5600M
    • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56
  • RAM:
    • 16GB
  • Hard drive:
    • SSD type with 30GB of free space

  • Model:
    • MacBook Pro 2021
    • iMac Pro 2021
  • OS:
    • Mac OS 12 (Monterey)
  • CPU:
    • Apple M1 Pro
  • RAM:
    • 32GB
  • Hard drive:
    • SSD type with 30GB of free space

  • Model:
    • MacBook Pro 2022
    • Mac Pro 2022
  • OS:
    • Mac OS 12 (Monterey)
  • CPU:
    • Apple M1 Pro Max
  • RAM:
    • 64GB
  • Hard drive:
    • SSD type with 50GB of free space

Linux

  • OS:
    • CentOS 7.0 (Enterprise ETLA only)
    • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Steam only)

  • OS:
    • CentOS 7.6 (Enterprise ETLA only)
    • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Steam only)

  • OS:
    • CentOS 7.6 (Enterprise ETLA only)
    • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Steam only)

VR
  • Oculus headset:
    • Rift
    • Rift S
    • Quest
    • Quest 2 (with link)
  • Oculus headset:
    • Rift
    • Rift S
    • Quest
    • Quest 2 (with link)
  • Oculus headset:
    • Rift
    • Rift S
    • Quest
    • Quest 2 (with link)

For more details, take a look at the requirements of each application:

Additional notes

Unsupported configuration

  • Apple computer configurations with eGPUs and user installed GPUs are not supported.
  • Windows virtual machines are not supported.
  • Windows server operating system is not supported.

Compatibility issues

  • Older CentOS versions may have trouble launching applications because of library compatibility issues. Update the system or manually update the following library.
  • The AMD Radeon RX 6000 GPU Series can stop Substance 3D Stager from working correctly.