SOLIDWORKS 2023 System Requirements

SOLIDWORKS 2023 System Requirements
SOLIDWORKS 2023 System Requirements

Solidworks 2023 system requirements are crucial to successful and enjoyable design integrity. Please consider the following criteria.

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10, 64-bit or Windows 11, 64-bit

Microsoft SQL and Office

Hardware and Hypervisors

Processor64-bit; Intel or AMD
RAM16 GB or more
PDM Contributor/Viewer or Electrical Schematic: 8 GB or more
GraphicsCertified cards and drivers
DrivesSSD drives recommended for optimal performance

Antivirus Products

  • Use a trusted antivirus product.
  • Keep your antivirus product updated to the latest version.
  • Stay updated with the latest antivirus definition/signature file (This defines the known current vulnerabilities and exemptions).
  • Consider creating exemptions for SOLIDWORKS file types and folder locations to improve SOLIDWORKS file based runtime performance such as File Open/Save/Save As and PDM Vault Checkin/Checkout.
  • If you encounter install or runtime errors or warnings from your antivirus product, first check the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base for known issues or contact your SOLIDWORKS reseller.


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SOLIDWORKS 2023 System Requirements