Hardware requirements

Client Machines
NoiseMap is mathematically intensive.  Client machines will benefit from the fastest processors available, especially when using NoiseMap five to model huge areas. A machine specified for CAD or similar work should be suitable.  NoiseMap five is multi-threaded, allowing noise calculations to use all available cores in a single computer.

A fast graphics card is recommended for viewing large areas, with Open GL support for 3D viewing. A minimum of 8 GB of RAM is recommended on Windows 7 and above.   A hard disk of 80GB is adequate. A 21 inch or larger display is advantageous. Twin screens will ease the handling of large model. WinTab driver is required for digitising tablets.

Client machine specification
Basic system:
Operating system: Window 7 or above. 32 or 64 Bit versions.
with Windows 10.
RAM 512 MB minimum (Enterprise Edition) 1 GB minimum (Server Edition)
80GByte hard disk is adequate
USB port required for hardware security key (dongle)

Preferred system:
Operating system: Windows 10 –  64-bit.
RAM :8 GByte
80 GByte hard disk is adequate
USB port required for hardware security key (dongle)
Fast network connection
Processor: 6-core Intel i5 or i7 running at 3.0 GHz (4.1 G Hz Turbo-boost)
[6-core NoiseMap licence required]

Server Machines
Operating system: Windows Server 2003 or above.
2 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, 160GB hard disk
Backup system
Server machines only host the databases, they do not undertake calculations and therefore do not need to be high-powered.