Nuke® supports all major operating systems and has low hardware system requirements.
Supported operating systems
Windows 7 or Windows 8 (64-bit only)
Mac® OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or 10.10 (Yosemite)
CentOS/Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or 6 (64-bit only)
*Note: Testing on Windows 10 has not yet been completed. Our QA and Development teams are in the process of reviewing Windows 10 and we will update the system requirements as soon as it is qualified.
Minimum hardware requirements
For full details on the requirements for GPU Acceleration see the release notes.
Processorx86-64 processor, such as Intel Core 2 Duo or later
Storage5 GB disk space available for caching and temporary files
RamAt least 8 GB RAM
DisplayAt least 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution and 24-bit color
Video cardGraphics card with at least 512 MB of video memory and driver support for OpenGL 2.0. *
Nuke Studio recommended hardware
Nuke Studio is currently tested on the HP Z workstation series. The following are the tested components for an HP Z840.
Processor2 x Intel Xeon E5-2687Wv3 CPU
RAM128GB DDR4-2133 (8x16GB) 2CPU Registered RAM
Internal system drives1 x HP Z Turbo Drive G2 256GB PCIe
GPUNVIDIA Quadro M6000 12GB
Video monitor outputAJA Kona 4K or BMD DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
Realtime playback is currently tested with the following internal storage accessories:
Drives8 x Samsung SM863 960GB
Dock2 x HP B8K60AA - 4 Bay SSD carrier
Raid card LSI Megaraid ROC 9270-8i
Raid cable2 x Avago 05-26113-00 0.6 Meter internal cable SFF8643 To X4 SATA HDD (MINI SAS HD)
Raid typeRAID 5, Always write-through, with a 256k Stripe size
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