SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Please see below for minimum system requirements and optional recommendations.




Requirements
   MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 
  • 64-bit Windows 7; 64-bit Windows 10; or 64-bit CentOS 6 Linux* Operating Systems
  • A video card that supports OpenGL graphics
  • 4 GB of free disk space
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • Two-button mouse with center wheel
  • Screen resolution of 1280 x 1024

    * Other Linux-based platforms are currently being tested and verified.
 
   RECOMMENDED
 
  • 8 GB of free disk space
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • Quad-core or better processor (Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, or Intel Xeon processor)
  • ANSYS SpaceClaim or other CAD software
  • Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet software
  • AVI-compatible media player
 
   ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GPU OR MULTI-GPU PROCESSING
 
  • An Nvidia GPU card (computing or gaming) with at least 4 GB memory and fast double-precision processing capabilities*. (Required: The card must have a CUDA compute capability of 2.0 or higher.) Some examples of GPU computing cards include the Tesla K40, Tesla K80, and Tesla P100 and Tesla V100. Examples of GPU gaming cards include the GTX 980, GTX 1080, Titan, Titan Black, Titan Z, and Quadro GP100**.

    * Required only for simulations using non-round particle shapes.
    ** Ensure your GPU card drivers are updated before using Rocky.
 
   ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CFD COUPLING
 
  • ANSYS versions 16.0, 16.1, 16.2, 17.0, 17.1, 17.2, 18.0, or 18.1.