Can I run SETI on a netbook

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Message 902187 - Posted: 31 May 2009, 21:40:10 UTC

I now have a netbook running WinXP, with an Atom N270 CPU which has 512kb L2 cache, and 512megs of DRAM. Is that sufficient to run SETI?

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Message 902193 - Posted: 31 May 2009, 22:00:55 UTC - in response to Message 902187.  

It's more than enough to run Seti, so I don't see why you wouldn't be able to run it on that computer.
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Message 902218 - Posted: 31 May 2009, 22:53:06 UTC

Hey Jord, thanks, I will be on it then in a couple of minutes.

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Message 902223 - Posted: 31 May 2009, 23:15:40 UTC

Dont expect miracles fronm an Atom CPU, but it's WELL above the minimum you need.

Maybe expect it to perform like a good P4 machine, and with optimised apps it should be pretty good.

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