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 is shown in the following table.

ModuleLIMIT-CAE preprocessingLIMIT-Solver analysisLIMIT-Viewer Postprocessing
Operating SystemWindows x64XP, 7, 8, 10XP, 7, 8, 10XP, 7, 8, 10
LinuxRed Hat, Suse*
Parallel ComputingOpenMP, only shared memory systems
MemoryRAM3GB**4GB** / thread3GB**
Graphic Cards***Memory512 MB or greater512 MB or greater
Tested CardsNVidia: GT 240, GeForce 6800, GeForce 9800, GeForce 9800 GTX, Quadro M4xxx/P4xxxGT 240, GeForce 6800, GeForce 9800, GTX Quadro M4xxx/P4xxx
AMD: Radeon HD 5700, FirePro W4xxxRadeon HD 5700, FirePro W4xxx
OpenGL Version3.0 or higher3.0 or higher
ScreensResolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Recommended number of screenstwoonetwo

*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.