System Requirements for CFD Premium
Minimal and optimal system requirement and technical specifications to get the best out of your CFD Premium.
CFD Premium — 2-Year Multi-user Subscription
Manufacturer Part #
Windows 8 , 8.1 (Standard, Pro, or Enterprise)
Windows 7 Home Premium, Pro, Ultimate or Enterprise
Windows 10 unofficially supported
HPC: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2
24-bit color setting at 1280 x 1024 or higher screen resolution
512 MB DRAM or higher OpenGL-capable graphics card (recommended)
256 MB on-board memory (minimum)
Model Dell T5600 with Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 @3.5 GHz (8 cores). If more speed is needed add a 2nd E3-1241 for a total of 16 cores
RAM 32 GB
Video Nvidia Quadro 4000
Hard Drive 1 TB HDD
Model Dell M4700 with Intel i7-4710MQ @ 2.5 GHz (4 Cores)
RAM 16 GB
Video Nvidia Quadro K2000M
Hard Drive 256 GB SSD
Microsoft mouse-compliant pointing device
A DVD-ROM drive is not required if installing with the electronic download
a supported 64-bit operating system, a supported 64-bit processor, and a minimum of 12 GB RAM or higher.
allowing Microsoft Windows to manage virtual memory, as needed. There should always be at least twice as much free hard disk space as system memory (RAM).
Hyper-threading should be ON to optimize the performance of the CFD Solver.
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