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What are minimum system requirements for CyberLink PowerDVD 13 Ultra?

System Requirements

The system requirements for CyberLink PowerDVD vary depending on the movie content you are watching.

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista and XP SP3* (Windows XP Service Pack 3 is required)

Processor (CPU)

Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback

  • Blu-ray Disc playback: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 (2.66GHz), AMD Phenom 9450 (2.10GHz) or above
  • Blu-ray 3D playback: Intel Core i5, AMD Phenom II X4 or above
  • TrueTheater HD and TrueTheater 3D for Blu-ray and HD video: Intel Core i5 (with 4 Cores), AMD Phenom II X6 or above
  • DVD playback: Pentium 4 (2.4 GHz), Athlon 64 2800+ (1.8 GHz), AMD Fusion E-series & C-series or above

4K UltraHD with Hardware Acceleration

  • Intel 3rd generation Core i5 or above
    • Note: PowerDVD supports 4K UltraHD video in H.264 / MP4 format at bitrates up to 60 Mbps

Graphics Processor (GPU)

Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater HD/3D Playback

  • Intel HD Graphics, ATI Radeon HD 5000, NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT or above
    • Note: We strongly recommend that you update your graphics card driver to the latest version. 3D display devices are required for TrueTheater 3D playback.

Blu-ray 3D Playback

  • Intel HD Graphic (Intel Core i5), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 400 series and GeForce GT 240/320/330/340, AMD Radeon HD 6000 and 6000M series with UVD 3 support

DVD Playback

  • PCI Express graphic accelerator supporting DirectX 9.0 or above

Memory

Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback

  • Blu-ray Disc playback: 2 GB required for Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8; 1 GB required for Windows XP
  • DVD and TrueTheater 3D playback: 1 GB required for Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8; 512 MB required for Windows XP

Blu-ray 3D with or without Hardware Acceleration

  • 2GB

Hard Disk Space

  • 400 MB for product installation

Display Device

Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback

  • For Blu-ray titles with AACS and DVD titles with CPRM playback, PowerDVD 13 only allows output to display devices using DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort connector in order to be compliant with copy protection (HDCP).
  • For other DVD and Blu-ray Disc playback: HDCP compliant display for digital output. TV or computer monitor for analog output
  • TrueTheater 3D playback: 3D display and 3D glasses required.

Blu-ray 3D with or without Hardware Acceleration

  • 3D display and 3D glasses are required (NVIDIA 3D Vision, 3D Ready HDTV, HDMI 1.4-enabled TV, Micro-polarizer LCD or Anaglyph Red/Cyan Glasses). HDCP compliant display for digital output

*PowerDVD with NVIDIA 3D Vision is not supported under Windows XP

Disc Player

  • Blu-ray Disc playback: BD-ROM/BD-RE or Super Multi Blu combo disc drive
  • DVD and TrueTheater 3D playback: DVD-ROM, DVD+-R/RW, DVD-RAM or DVD Super Multi combo disc drive

Internet Connection

  • Internet connection required for initial software activation, BD-Live, 7digital music store, UltraViolet and Social Media Services (MoovieLive, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube)

Note: Please refer to the latest version of CyberLink PowerDVD Specs for more details.

 
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