This will depend on the type of Face Rec recognition application you are writing.  In general, our face-recognition makes use of all the available CPU, GPU and RAM resource on your machine.   In general, the higher specification your hardware the more video data you will be able to process and the smoother the application will run.   Note, the PC running the face-recognition software should be dedicated to this task and no other major application should be run on the same PC.

For a real-time face recognition application processing Full HD video we recommend the following specification of system.

  • Processor: Intel® i7 (Quad core) or better
  • Windows 10 64 bit
  • Memory: 16 GB recommended
  • Video Card: NVIDIA® with Kepler, Maxwell or Pascal architecture with 4GB VRAM and 640 cores (e.g. GTX 1050) with latest NVIDIA drivers installed
  • An SSD disk with at least 100 Gigabyte free-space for storage of results