[gmx-users] Final Workstation Specs
spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Mon Jun 23 20:59:00 CEST 2003
On Mon, 2003-06-23 at 20:41, Jason Dorsey wrote:
> Ok, here are the final specs for the workstation I plan to build for
> our molecular department. We will be using GROMACS and other
> molecular modeling software and graphical analysis programs like
> VMD. If anyone has any suggestions or any areas they think the system
> is lacking let me know. Thank you so much for your help.
> Intel Motherboard # SE7505VB2, 533FSB, Dual Xeon, 8GB max RAM
> 4 - 512MB PC2100 DDR RAM
> 2 - Intel Xeon 2.4 GHz 512 KB-cache, 533 FSB
> ATI Fire GL X1 256MB DDR 8x AGP
> Wester Digital 200GB 7200RPM Hard Drive
> 52x CD-ROM
> 300 watt power supply
> Thanks again for any advice anyone can offer,
Is 300 W enough for such a monster? The ATI cards usually take power not
only from the motherboard but also from an extra connector, and
everything else is rather high end too.
It might be worthwhile to get a little less graphics and 2.8 GHz CPUS,
but that depends on your priorities of course...
> Jason D.
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