System Requirements for Coventor Products


Coventor Licensing 1.0 System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8.1, 64-bit
  • Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6, 64-bit

Hardware

  • Any Intel Pentium 4 class or newer or AMD X86-compatible CPU

 


CoventorMP 1.00x (MEMS+ 6.20x and CoventorWare 10.20x) System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit only, Service Pack 1
  • Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.8, 64-bit only

MATLAB/Simulink compatibility:

  • MATLAB/Simulink R2015b to R2016b, Windows 64-bit only

Cadence required modules and compatibility on RHEL Desktop 5 and 6.8:

  • Virtuoso SchematicEditor and Analog Design Environment (ADE) 6.1.6 or 6.1.7, 64-bit only
  • Spectre or SpectreRF version 15.1 or 16.1 , 32- or 64-bit (these simulators are included with MMSIM 15.1 or SPECTRE 16.1), OR
  • APS version 15.1 or 16.1, 64-bit only (this simulator is included with MMSIM 15.1 or SPECTRE 16.1)
  • Virtuoso Layout Suite 6.1.x (optional, only required for exporting MEMS+ Pcells) ( Versions 6.1.x are available with IC61x), 32- and 64-bit

Hardware

  • Intel Core or Xeon family CPU, or comparable AMD CPU
    • minimum 2 GHz, faster is recommended
    • minimum 2 MB L2 cache, more is recommended
    • multi-core processors are recommended because they allow use of the system for other tasks while simulations are running and simulations will run faster
  • 8 GB RAM (more is desirable)
  • Page file size should be set to twice the RAM size
  • 2.5 GB of disk space for installation
  • Minimum 5 GB free disk space for operation, more is recommended
  • Graphics card or sub-system
    • Support for OpenGL Version 1.4 or higher
    • Support for DirectX 9
    • Discrete (as opposed to integrated) graphics with a minimum of 128 MB dedicated memory is recommended.
    • NVIDIA chip sets are recommended for Windows and Linux systems. ATI chip sets may be acceptable for Windows systems.
    • Up-to-date driver software

 


SEMulator3D and SEMulator3D Reader System Requirements

Note: You must use Coventor Licensing 1.003 to install the license for SEMulator3D 6.x.

Supported Operating Systems, SEMulator3D 6.x

  • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8.1, 64-bit
  • Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7, 64-bit

Supported Operating Systems, SEMulator3D Reader 6.x

  • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, Service Pack 1
  • Windows 7 Professional 32-bit, Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8.1, 64-bit
  • Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6, 64-bit

Hardware

  • Intel Core or Xeon family CPU, or comparable AMD CPU
    • minimum 2 GHz, faster is recommended
    • minimum 2 MB L2 cache, more is recommended
    • Multi-core processors are recommended because the modeling engine will build 3D models faster.
  • 8 GB RAM (more is desirable)
  • 2 GB of disk space for installation
  • Minimum 5 GB free disk space for operation, more is recommended
  • SEMulator3D Viewer and SEMulator3D Reader require graphics acceleration hardware.
    • Graphics hardware must support OpenGL version 1.4 or higher
    • NVIDIA-based graphics hardware is preferred due to better support for OpenGL
    • Discrete (as opposed to integrated) graphics with a minimum of 512 MB dedicated memory is preferred.
    • Up-to-date driver software
    • Display set to 1024 x 768 minimum resolution, 32-bit color

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