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AcoidanBM May 14, 2009 08:53

Fluent 6.2 & Gambit on Windows XP x64
 
I have installed Windows XP x64 on my computer trying to take out the max performance of my 64 bits CPU.
I have Fluent 6.2 and it starts with no problem.
In order to run Gambit, I have Exceed 6.1. The problem is that Gambit doesn't run, although when I start Gambit, Exceed screen turns up.
Do you think it could be caused by the new OS?

Thank you very much

-mAx- May 15, 2009 02:57

the problem lies on Exceed.
I run Gambit on XP64 with Exceed 11

AcoidanBM May 15, 2009 04:25

So do you mean that Exceed 6.1 is not suitable for XP x64? Is there any problem in using an old Gambit (I don't remember its version) with a newer version of Exceed (e.g. Exceed 11)?

-mAx- May 15, 2009 04:41

I just said that Gambit runs under XP64 with Exceed 11 (this is my case)
But Gambit isn't a 64bit application, it will be installed on Programm_Files_x86 folder.

AcoidanBM May 15, 2009 05:06

OK thanks a lot. I will try to get a newer version of Exceed. Do you think it's worth using XP x64 in stead of the usual 32 bits XP? I mean, there are some software incompability problems with the x64 OS, but I would like to exploit the performance of my 64 bit cpu

-mAx- May 15, 2009 05:46

I asked myself the same question yesterday.
On 32bit (8GB Ram but just 3.5 recognized) I was out of memory.
On 64bit, same problem (despite the 8GB).
It's also not worth to use Gambit on 64bit instead of 32bit... but it isn't better at all.
As I said, Gambit isn't a 64bit application, so you won't have the benefit from your 64bit CPU.
BUT Fluent will..... ;)

AcoidanBM May 15, 2009 05:53

Will the 6.2 Fluent version have the benefit of my 64bit CPU? I start to regret installing this 64 bit OS

-mAx- May 15, 2009 06:23

I don't know if 6.2 is compatible with 64bit (but I think)
The version 6.3 takes the benefits of 64bit architecture.
If you handle a big project, you won't regret 64bit OS, especially for the the post-processing (just because XP64 enables more than 3GB RAM)

AcoidanBM May 15, 2009 07:00

Yeah that's the next step. Now I have only 3 GB RAM, but I will encrease it when the XP x64 is working well.

emreg October 30, 2011 15:08

is there anyone knows a link for downloading exceed 11?

please helpme. thanks.


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