PC Hardware guidelines for Axis Camera Station 4

Small system

  • System size: 1 to 24 cameras
  • Resolution: Up to 5 megapixels

AXIS Camera Station Client & Server

OS: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit*

CPU: Intel Core i5 2.9 GHz or above, such as Intel Core i5-4590 Quad Core 3.3Ghz.

RAM:  8GB, DDR3-1600

Graphics card**: 1 GB dedicated video memory, such as NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 1 GB.

Hard drive: SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM Enterprise Class – Up to 96MB/s (768 Mbps) per drive

UPS: To avoid unexpected system shutdowns, which could cause database corruption

Larger system and system with high-resolution cameras

  • System size: 24 to 100 cameras
  • Resolution: Up to 8.3 megapixels

AXIS Camera Station Client

OS: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit*

CPU: Intel Core i7, such as Intel Core i7-4770 Quad Core 3.4Ghz.

RAM: 8 GB, DDR3-1600

Network: 1 Gbps

Graphics card**:

     Up to 5 megapixels: 1 GB dedicated video memory, such as GeForce GTX 750 1 GB.

     Up to 8.3 megapixels: More than 1 GB dedicated video memory (HDMI 2.0 or Display Port 1.2 support required), such as NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 2 GB or NVIDIA Quadro K1200 (for 24x7 operation).

AXIS Camera Station Server

OS: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit*

CPU: Intel Core i7, such as Intel Core i7-4770 Quad Core 3.4Ghz.

RAM: 8 GB, DDR3-1600

Network: 1 Gbps

Hard drives: SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM Enterprise Class – Up to 96MB/s (768 Mbps) per drive

UPS: To avoid unexpected system shutdowns, which could cause database corruption

Important!

Use latest graphics card drivers.

Use latest service pack from Microsoft.

Additional monitors may require additional processing resources.

Integrated graphics cards on motherboards with shared memory are not supported.

* For a list of all supported Operating Systems, please check the release notes.

** For multi-screen support(up to 3 screens), it is recommended to use graphic cards with more onboard video memory than 1 GB, for example, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 2 GB or NVIDIA Quadro K1200(for 24x7 operation).