The following system requirements are recommended for the effective use of AutoCAD Inventor 2010, with general part and assembly design using typically fewer than 1,000 parts.

Operating System
Windows Vista® Home Basic
Windows Vista® Home Premium
Windows Vista® Business
Windows Vista® Enterprise
Windows Vista® Ultimate
Windows® XP Professional (SP2 and SP3)
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition (SP2)

Intel® Pentium® 4
Intel® Xeon™
Intel® Core™
AMD Athlon® 64
AMD Opteron® or later (2 GHz or compatible)

Minimum System Requirements (<1,000 Parts)
Direct3D 10, Direct3D 9, or OpenGL-capable graphics card, 128 MB (refer to the Autodesk published graphics card information)
3.5 GB free hard disk space for installation
DVD-ROM drive
Microsoft mouse-compliant pointing device
1,280 x 1,024 screen resolution
Internet connection for web downloads and Autodesk Subscription Aware access
Adobe Flash Player 10 for use of learning components of the Help system
Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6 (SP2) through 7 (SP1)
Microsoft Excel® 2003 through 2007 for iParts, thread customization, and spreadsheet-driven designs