Mastercam Hardware Requirements

These are the minimum hardware requirements for Mastercam and every SolidBox laptop and desktop meets these requirements. You might get by with the minimum Mastercam hardware requirements for 2.5 and 3 axis toolpath programming. However, the minimum just won’t do if you plan on taking advantage of any of the Dynamic toolpaths in Mastercam. Including if 4 or 5 axis machining is a requirement for cutting your parts. Without a workstation that meets or exceeds the minimum hardware requirements for Mastercam, you risk substantial loss of productivity. Moreover, if your system doesn’t meet the minimum Mastercam hardware requirements, it could become unstable and result in lost data. Therefore, if you’re unsure about what is best for your use-case, reach out to us. give us a call at 877-697-9269 or email us and we can pair you with the right system.


Minimum Mastercam Hardware Requirements, Minimum Hardware Requirements for Mastercam


Minimum SpecsRecommended Specs
Operating SystemsWindows10 64-bit ProfessionalWindows 10 (version 1903 or later) 64-bit Professional
Video CardOpenGL 3.2 and OpenCL 1.2 support with 1 GB memory. No onboard graphics. NVIDIA Quadro® or AMD FirePro™ / Radeon Pro card with 4 GB (or higher) dedicated memory.
ProcessorIntel or AMD 64-bit processor, 2.4GHz or fasterIntel i7 or Xeon E3, 3.2GHz or faster
StorageHard drive with at least 20GB free USB and/or DVD drive (depending on installation media and licensing method)Solid State Drive (SSD) with at least 20GB free
Monitor Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080 (or higher) resolution, dual monitors
3D Mouse3Dconnexion SpaceMouse