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.

ModuleLIMIT-CAE
Preprocessing
LIMIT-Solver AnalysisLIMIT-Viewer Postprocessing
Operating SystemWindows x647, 8, 107, 8, 107, 8, 10
LinuxRed Hat, Suse*
Parallel ComputingOpenMP (SMP only)
MemoryRAMmin. 8 GB,
32 GB **
4GB** / threadmin. 8 GB,
32 GB **
Graphic Cards***Memorymin. 512MB;
2 GB or greater**
min. 512MB;
2 GB or greater
Tested CardsNVidia: 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 Version3.0 or higher3.0 or higher
ScreensResolution1920 x 1080 (HD) or

3840 x 2160 (4K)

1920 x 1080 (HD) or

3840 x 2160 (4K)

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.