Supported CPU Intel and AMD processors supporting SSE2*
LightTools supports multi-processing (distributed ray tracing) on PCs with multiple processing cores.
Note: Intel Itanium PCs are not supported.
*Examples of CPUs with SSE2 support are Intel Core family, Intel Atom, Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64, etc.
Supported Microsoft Windows® Operating Systems Windows XP 32-bit with SP3
Windows XP 64-bit with SP2
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
RAM required 32-bit Windows: 1 GB minimum per processing core, 2 GB or more recommended per processing core*.
64-bit Windows: 2 GB minimum per processing core, 4 GB or more recommended per processing core.
*Per processing core requirement and recommendation are based on the use of LightTools multi-processing (distributed ray tracing) capability.
USB port Needed for LightTools hardware key device (dongle)
Additional Software For LightTools’ SolidWorks Link Module, SolidWorks 2009 or higher is required.
Display Monitor supporting 1280 x 1024 or better resolution recommended.
OpenGL compliant graphics card with stable ICD driver support recommended.