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Need help on hardware

George A. Heavner gheavner at voicenet.com
Sun Feb 23 15:55:20 EST 1997


Panapat Uawithya wrote:
> 
>  Hello,
>    we are going to buy a silicon graphic machine for molecular modeling of
> protein. Do we require a multiple-processor one or just a hi-end of the
> indego2 in this work?
> 
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In general I would say the more power the better.  Having said that, I
am working with a 4+ year old SGI Crimson with a single processor and
have no difficulty working with protein structures of more than 500
amino acids.


George A. Heavner
Senior Director, Peptide R&D
Centocor, Inc.



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