Archived: MATRIXx System Requirements

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NI supports the MATRIXx software suite in the hardware and software environments described in the following sections.


Software Requirements

Windows 2000/XP/NT (NT 4.0 service pack or later)
Sun Solaris 2.7 (or later)

  • MATRIXx has been tested with OpenWindows 3.x and Common Desktop Environment
  • Other X Windows-based window managers may work, however, their use is not supported

Hardware Requirements

Windows Host

  • Pentium III or equivalent processor (500 MHz recommended)
  • 64 MB of RAM (128 MB recommended)
  • Approximately 135 MB of disk space


  • 128 MB of RAM (256 MB recommended)
  • 256 MB of swap space (384 MB recommended)
  • Approximately 340 MB of disk space

Compatible Compilers

Windows Host

  • C and C++: Microsoft Visual C/C++ version 6.0
  • Fortran: DIGITAL Visual Fortran version 6.0


  • C and C++: SC 4.2
  • Fortran: SC 4.0

Related Software


  • Create user interface panels for interacting with your SystemBuild simulations and visualing results
  • Connect to data acquisition hardware for taking real-world system measurements

NI LabVIEW Real-Time

  • Deploy your SystemBuild models for execution in an embedded real-time operating system
  • Quickly connect to real-world I/O for rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop test

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