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 aCUDA compute capability of 2.0 or higher.)
Examples of GPU cards recommended for use with Rocky include:

* Required only for simulations using non-round particle shapes.
** Ensure your GPU card drivers are updated before using Rocky.

For more information, see Rocky GPU Buying Guide and FAQs.

 
   ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CFD COUPLING
 
  • ANSYS versions 18.0, 18.1, 18.2, and 19.0.