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Hardware for Dragon NaturallySpeaking

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Last response: in CPUs
February 13, 2009 7:38:07 PM


are thererecommendations onsoundcards for Naturallyspeaking?

Also CPUs?

thx for help

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February 13, 2009 8:24:47 PM

It has been a while since I worked with it but I don't believe there is much trouble with any new hardware running dragon. The requirements for it are trivial for todays equipment.

- Intel® Pentium® (or equivalent AMD processor) 1GHz processor or greater.

Recommended: Intel® Pentium® 2.4 GHz (1.6 GHz dual core processor) or equivalent AMD processor. Faster processor will produce faster performance. During the installation process the software checks to make sure your system meets the minimum requirements. If your system does not meet the requirements, the software will not be installed.

- Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4 or higher), or Windows Server 2000 (Service Pack 4 or higher), Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Home or Windows XP Professional (32-bit with Service Pack 2 or higher), and Windows Vista Home or Professional Windows Vista with or without Service Pack 1 (32-bit only).

- 512 MB RAM minimum. Recommended: 1 GB RAM or more. For Windows Vista, 1GB RAM is required. Recommended for Vista is 2 GB of RAM or more

- 512 KB minimum L2 Cache. Recommended: 1 GB L2 Cache.

- Minimum of 1 GB of free hard disk space for a custom Installation where you install only the program files and 1 set of speech files. Installations can range from 800 MB (US English Standard Edition) to 2.5 GB (US English Medical Edition)

- Sound card capable of recording, set to 16 bit 11 KHz for audio recording. Every sound card since 1997 or earlier does this.

- Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6 or higher (free download available at

- An Internet connection for product activation. DVD drive required for installation.