What Specs Do I Need For Blender?

Is 16gb RAM enough for blender?

My advice would be to get 16GB clocked to 3600mz.

Blender shouldn’t crash at all, assuming you’re not using a 32-bit version and have enough virtual memory available.

To everyone who believes they have “enough” RAM: Try disabling virtual memory and see how far you can go without your system complaining..

Does blender need a good CPU?

Depends on what you want to do: A good CPU is important for doing simulations (smoke, water, …) but if you want to render fast, i would invest in a good graphics-card. Blenders render-engine Cycles is able to use the GPU for rendering and it’s a lot faster compared to CPU.

Can my PC run blender?

Blender will run on PC system with Windows Vista and upwards. Additionally it has Mac and Linux versions.

Does blender require coding?

For animating with blender you need to know no programming languages. Best visit elysiun.com for more information about using blender. For programming in blender you would need to learn python. With this easy to learn and friendly (and free) interpreter you can write scripts to manipulate 3d objects in blender.

Can blender run without graphics card?

In short, No, you do not need an external GPU. Not to get too technical but except for drawing and viewport stuff amongst some other things, much of Blender’s core functionality relies very little on a fully fledged GPU.

How much RAM do you need for blender?

Blender will use all your RAM up to 16TB (64bit). Its up to the OS to provide the memory for blender. If you have a page file it starts at around 2 GB or 4 GB and windows expands the page file when needed. However, they might not be as fast as Blender requests more memory.