Isaac Sim Requirements

Isaac Sim System Requirements

Element

Minimum Spec

Good

Ideal

OS

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 18.04

CPU

Intel Core i7 (7th Generation)
AMD Ryzen 5
Intel Core i7 (9th Generation)
AMD Ryzen 7
Intel Core i9, X-series or higher
AMD Ryzen 9, Threadripper or higher

Cores

4
8
16

RAM

16GB
32GB
64GB

Storage

50GB SSD
500GB SSD
1TB NVMe SSD

GPU

GeForce RTX 2070
GeForce RTX 3080
RTX A6000

VRAM

8GB
10GB
48GB

Isaac Sim Driver Requirements

Note

The current recommended driver version for Isaac Sim is 460.67 for Linux.

  1. Install NVIDIA Driver:

    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt install build-essential -y
    $ wget https://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/460.67/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-460.67.run
    $ chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-460.67.run
    $ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-460.67.run
    
  2. Run the command below to confirm your GPU driver version.

    $ nvidia-smi
    

Isaac Sim Container Requirements

  1. Install NVIDIA Driver:

  2. Install Docker:

    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get install \
        apt-transport-https \
        ca-certificates \
        curl \
        gnupg-agent \
        software-properties-common
    
    $ curl -fsSL https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu/gpg | sudo apt-key add -
    $ sudo apt-key fingerprint 0EBFCD88
    $ sudo add-apt-repository \
        "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu \
        $(lsb_release -cs) \
        stable"
    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io
    
  3. Install NVIDIA Container Toolkit:

    # Add the package repositories
    $ distribution=$(. /etc/os-release;echo $ID$VERSION_ID)
    $ curl -s -L https://nvidia.github.io/nvidia-docker/gpgkey | sudo apt-key add -
    $ curl -s -L https://nvidia.github.io/nvidia-docker/$distribution/nvidia-docker.list | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nvidia-docker.list
    
    $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y nvidia-container-toolkit
    $ sudo systemctl restart docker
    

Note

The NVIDIA Drivers, Docker and NVIDIA Container Toolkit is preinstalled in the AWS AMI.

Nucleus System Requirements

Element

Minimum Spec

Good

OS

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 18.04

CPU

Intel Core i7 (7th Generation)
AMD Ryzen 5
Intel Core i7 (9th Generation)
AMD Ryzen 7

Cores

4
8

RAM

16GB
32GB

Storage

50GB SSD
500GB SSD