Hardware Requirements and Operating Systems

The standard package consisting of LIMIT-CAE, LIMIT-Solver and the LIMIT-Viewer are available for x64-Windows platforms. A detailed overview on the hardware requirements and operating systems are shown in the following table.

Module LIMIT-CAE
Preprocessing
LIMIT-Solver Analysis LIMIT-Viewer Postprocessing
Operating System Windows x64 7, 8, 10 7, 8, 10 7, 8, 10
Linux Red Hat, Suse*
Parallel Computing OpenMP (SMP only)
Memory RAM min. 8 GB,
32 GB **
4GB** / thread min. 8 GB,
32 GB **
Graphic Cards*** Memory min. 512MB;
2 GB or greater**
min. 512MB;
2 GB or greater
Tested Cards NVidia: GT 240, GeForce 6800, GeForce 9800, GTX Quadro M4xxx/P4xxx, GeForce GTX 1060,
GeForce GTX 1660
NVidia: GT 240, GeForce 6800, GeForce 9800, GTX Quadro M4xxx/P4xxx, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1660
AMD: Radeon HD 5700,
FirePro W4xxx
AMD: Radeon HD 5700,
FirePro W4xxx
OpenGL Version 3.0 or higher 3.0 or higher
Screens Resolution 1920 x 1080 (HD) or

3840 x 2160 (4K)

1920 x 1080 (HD) or

3840 x 2160 (4K)

Recommended number of screens two one two

*Note: Only as node locked license and with Nastran-OP2 interface
**Note: Recommended for large models
*** Note: LIMIT will run on standard graphic cards. LIMIT-CAE and LIMIT-Viewer are typical dual screen applications.