Autodesk CFD

autodesk cfd 2018

Optimize and perfect product performance before manufacturing with Autodesk CFD.

Operating System

Windows® 8 and 8.1 (Standard, Pro, or Enterprise)

Windows® 7 Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, or Enterprise edition

Windows® 10 unofficially supported

HPC: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2

Languages: English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, German, French, Italian

Suggested Hardware

Recommended Desktop

Model: Dell T5600 with Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 @3.5 GHz (8 cores) ¹

RAM: 32 GB

Video: Nvidia Quadro 4000

Hard Drive: 1 TB HDD

¹ If more speed is needed add a 2nd E3-1241 for a total of 16 cores

Recommended Laptop

Model: Dell M4700 with Intel i7-4710MQ @ 2.5 GHz (4 Cores)

RAM: 16 GB

Video: Nvidia Quadro K2000M

Hard Drive: 256 GB SSD


24-bit color setting at 1280 x 1024 or higher screen resolution

512 MB DRAM or higher OpenGL-capable graphics card (recommended)

256 MB on-board memory (minimum)

Media Reader

DVD-ROM drive ³

Pointing Device

Microsoft® mouse-compliant pointing device


Windows Internet Explorer® 8 or higher

Internet Connection

For web downloads and Subscription Aware access