Complete Build Guide

Build your custom PC optimized to run ESRI CityEngine, ArcGIS Pro and 3D GIS

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Core Components

  1. Graphics Card - NVIDIA Quadro M4000 8GB GDDR5 Professional Graphics Card. Learn more
  2. CPU - Intel Core i7-6800K Broadwell 6-Core 3.4GHz CPU. Learn more
  3. Motherboard - ASUS X99-AII Motherboard. Learn more
  4. RAM - 32 GB DDR4 2666 RAM.
  5. Internal SSD - SAMSUNG 950 PRO M.2 256GB PCI-Express 3.0 x4 Internal SSD. Learn more
  6. SSD #2 - SAMSUNG 850 PRO 2.5" 256GB SATA III SSD. Learn more
  7. SSD #3 - SAMSUNG 850 EVO 2.5" 250GB SATA III SSD. Learn more
  8. HD - WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive x3. Learn more
  9. Blu-ray Burner - LG Black 16X Blu-ray Burner Model WH16NS40. Learn more

Parts List

Install the Hardware

  1. Overview
  2. Install the RAM Modules
  3. Install the CPU
  4. Install the Motherboard
  5. Install the Graphics Card
  6. Install the Power Supply
  7. Perform Power On Self Test (POST)
  8. Set up the UEFI BIOS
  9. Mount the Blu-ray Burner
  10. Mount the DVD Burner
  11. Connect the SATA Power Ports
  12. Connect the SATA Data Ports

Install the OS

  1. Install Window 7 Professional 64‐bit 
  2. Install Samsung NVMe Driver for Windows 7 64‐bit OS
  3. Configure the ASUS UEFI BIOS for OS Install
  4. Set SATA Controller to AHCI
  5. Enable CSM (Compatibility Support Module) 
  6. Disable Secure Boot