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AutoCAD 2008
AutoCAD 2008
System Requirements

AutoCAD 2008

AutoCAD 2008 
Make efficiency a daily part of the job with AutoCAD® 2008 software. The drafting, detailing, and conceptual design leader is showing the way once again. Meticulously refined with the drafter in mind, AutoCAD 2008 propels day-to-day drafting forward with features that increase speed and accuracy while saving time. Annotation scaling and layer properties per viewport minimize workarounds, while text and table enhancements and multiple leaders help deliver an unmatched level of aesthetic precision and professionalism. Always innovative, the existing AutoCAD tools for conceptual design and visualization work with a new toolset to deliver virtually instant productivity, making efficiency a daily part of the job.

Overview Information:

AutoCAD 2008 Overview
The Benefits of using Raster Design with AutoCAD
AutoCAD 2008 System Requirements

AutoCAD 2008 Features and Benefits [pdf - 526 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 FAQ [pdf - 157 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 Preview Guide [pdf - 2480 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 New Features Guide [pdf - 1712 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 System Requirements [pdf - 25 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 Product Brochure [pdf - 400 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 Product Detail Brochure [pdf - 59 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 Release Comparison Matrix [pdf - 98 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 Trial Download FAQ [pdf - 68 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 vs. AutoCAD LT 2008 Comparison Matrix [pdf - 85 Kb]


Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to AutoCAD 2008 [pdf - 81 Kb]
Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade from AutoCAD 2005 to AutoCAD 2008 [pdf - 31 Kb]
Benefits of Moving from AutoCAD LT to AutoCAD 2008 [pdf - 31 Kb]
Working with AutoCAD 2008 and Section 508 [pdf - 37 Kb]
AutoCAD 2008 Productivity Study [pdf - 208 Kb]

AutoCAD 2008 System Requirements

The system requirements for 32-bit AutoCAD:

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 processor, 2.2 GHz Recommended
  • Microsoft® Windows Vista™, Windows® XP Home and Professional (SP2), Windows® 2000 (SP4)
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 750 MB free disk space for installation
  • 1024x768 VGA with True Color
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 6.0 (SP1 or higher)

Available on CD (Worldwide) and DVD (select countries and languages)

Additional System Requirements for 64-bit AutoCAD

  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and Windows Vista 64-bit
  • AMD64 or Intel EM64T processor
  • 1GB RAM, 2GB for Windows Vista 64-bit
  • 750 MB free disk space for installation

AutoCAD 64-bit cannot be installed on a 32-bit Windows Operating System.

The System requirements for Windows Vista or 3D modeling (32 and 64-bit AutoCAD)
Intel® 3.0 GHz or greater

  • 2 GB RAM or greater
  • 2 GB free hard disk available not including installation
  • 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color) 128 MB or greater, OpenGL®, or Direct3D® capable workstation class graphics card.
  • For Windows Vista, a Direct3D capable workstation class graphics card with 128 MB or greater is required.

Get information on graphics hardware certified for use with AutoCAD 2008 from the Autodesk web site.


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