Optimal hardware for CATIA V5?
1st - My priority (or choise) is high ram. This mean you need min 16 Gb Ram with 2133 MHz.
2nd min i5 processor, 6MB, 2.6 GHz
3rd Win 7 ultimate 64bit (or another win 7)
4th hard disk (min 256 ssd + 1tb hdd)
5th good ergonomic mouse
6th average graphic card with 2Gb (nvidia is my recommendation)
7th for long working hours you need also good cooling system.
Windows 8, 10 64 bits.
CPU quad-core or hexacore Intel i7/Xeon.
GeForce GPU compatible with OpenGL 3.2 and 2 GB RAM.
Hard disk: SSD.
Small projects (under 100 images at 14 MP): 8 GB RAM, 16 GB SSD Free Space.
Medium projects (between 100 and 500 images at 14 MP): 16GB RAM, 30 GB SSD Free Space.
Large projects (over 500 images at 14 MP): 32 GB RAM, 60 GB SSD Free Space.
Very Large projects (over 2000 images at 14 MP): 64 GB RAM, 120 GB SSD Free Space.