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Old   April 23, 2004, 08:38
Default mesh nodes amount??
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who can tell me how much the Max mesh nodes amount can be solved by CFX5? Thanks!
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Old   April 26, 2004, 18:12
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Glenn Horrocks
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If you run a large parallel job it can be huge - hundreds of millions to billions.... But pre- and post-processing might be a bit of a challenge.

In my experience, on a Intel windows machine you can run a simple compressible or incompressible simulation (that is no extra variables, phases or chemistry) with 1 million nodes in 2GB ram with two processors. If you have only one processor the biggest job you will be able to run on a windows machine will be about 1.5GB.

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Old   April 27, 2004, 00:17
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I think for large parallel job bottle neck is partitioner requirements. On windows machine with 1GB imposible (in my case) to partition mesh with aproximate amount of nodes of 3 millions. But on this machine under linux it is possible.
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