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Moldex3D Help 2021

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1. System Requirements

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A. Supported Platform




Windows / x86-64

Windows 10 family

Windows 8 family

Windows 7 family*

Windows Server 2012 R2**

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2019

Moldex3D 2021 is certified for Windows 10.

*: Win 7 support to be terminated in the next major release (Moldex3D 2022)

**: Update to KB2919355 or newer version required

Linux / x86-64

CentOS 7 family

CentOS 8 family

RHEL 7 family

RHEL 8 family

Linux platform is used for calculation resource only. Moldex3D LM, Pre-processor and post-processor do not support Linux platform.


B. Hardware Requirements



IntelĀ® Core i7 Sandy Bridge series




1 TB free space



Intel Xeon Platinum 8000 series




4 TB free space

Graphic Card

NVIDIA Quadro series, AMD Radeon series

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080


Note: In order to increase calculation efficiency and stability, it is recommended to switch off Hyper-Threading under RC/DMP structure.


Before you begin

We recommend that you have the following information available when you begin Moldex3D installation or contact Moldex3D or local reseller for more assistance:

1.What license type do you purchase? Stand-alone or Floating?

2.Do you have Authorization Code (*.mac file) by you?

3.Do you have USB hardware locker with you? If your license type is Stand-alone or you are installing floating license server.

4.Which computer you plan to be floating license server? Please write down its IP address or host name.

5.Do you need to setup a parallel computing environment in your network? If Yes, which computer you plan to be a Master Node and how many and which computers is going to be assigned as a Computing Node? Please write down these machine IP address or host name.

6.Following above question furthermore, the setup wizard will create a user account on whole computers; the account will be used in exchanging run time data of parallel computing. We strongly recommend you use "Moldex3D" to be the user account name that will be more convenient in troubleshooting.

7.Any Add-ons modules I need?  If so, please obtain the required licenses and install packages from local reseller before starting installation.