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Artec Studio 18: System Requirements


This article will assist you in selecting the optimal hardware for your 3D scanning and post-processing needs for Artec Studio 18

In Artec Studio 18 all main algorithms were tuned, system requirements for GPU were changed as well.

  • Windows 8.1, 10 (x64), Windows 11
  • Windows 10 (x64) and later is required for Artec Micro I scanner.
  • MacOS is not supported
Graphics/video cards
  • min. Intel Core i5 (76xx and later)
  • Intel Core i7 (7xxx and later)
  • Intel Core i9 (7xxx and later)
  • AMD Ryzen, Threadripper, and Intel Xeon CPUs
  • min. 16 GB for Artec Eva (SD mode) & Artec Spider
  • min. 32 GB for Artec Eva (HD mode), Artec Leo, Artec Micro, Artec Ray I and Artec Ray II (64 GB highly recommended)
  • Artec Eva, Artec Eva Lite, Artec Spider and Artec Space Spider: 1 x USB 2.0 port (type A).
    (USB 3.0 and 3.1 compatibility information)
  • Artec Micro: 1x USB 3.0 or 3.1 port (type A)
    The Artec Micro will not work with a USB 2.0 port
  • Artec Ray I: 1x USB 2.0, 3.0, or 3.1 port (type A)

Important note: USB 3.1/3.2 compatibility is not guaranteed, please use Artec USB Kit

Not supported:

  • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS, any 32-bit OS
  • Virtual Environments (Windows OS installed inside a Virtual Machine)
  • CPUs: Intel Core i7 8550U, Intel Core i5 8350U, Intel Core i7-1065G7 with integrated GPU

(!) If the graphics card does not meet the minimum requirements (or an outdated graphics driver is installed), the HD reconstruction algorithm will fail.

Tested GPU and driver's versions:

GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop


GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop 


GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop


GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop 


GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop


GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop


AMD Radeon RX 6600






In case you experience any issues with your Artec 3D scanner or require technical assistance with your device or Artec Studio, in the first instance please contact your local Artec dealer/distributor directly. You can also contact the Artec Support Team by clicking on "Submit a request" button on the bottom right part of the screen or by emailing

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