Defining the optimum computer infrastructure for use of ANSYS software begins with understanding the computing platforms that are tested and supported by ANSYS. Follow the links below to learn about the computing platforms we support as well as reference system architectures recommended by valued partners.
- ANSYS Platform Support - Summary of Strategy and Plans (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - Browser Support (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - CAD Support (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - 3Dconnexion Devices Certification (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - Graphics Cards Tested (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - GPU Accelerator & Co-Processor Capabilities (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - Message Passing Interface Support for Parallel Computing (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - Job Schedulers and Queuing Systems Support (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - Platform Support by Application (PDF)
- ANSYS 18.2 - Remote Display and Virtual Desktop Support (PDF)
Supported Computing Platforms
These links provide details on specific operating systems and processors that are tested and supported for ANSYS applications.
Customers should refer to each release's installation guide for details about the platforms supported in the initial product release. Typically, QA services and the associated verification testing packages are supported for the same platforms that are supported in the initial release. Contact the ANSYS Corporate Quality Group for information about QA services from ANSYS.
Recommended Hardware Solutions from ANSYS Partners
- Reference system architectures configured for ANSYS by valued partners
- Intel Cluster Ready Solutions
- Workstation Refresh ROI Calculator (Adobe Flash Required)