Recommendations for modeling workstation?

Christoph Weber cweber at oci.unizh.ch
Fri May 19 10:07:04 EST 1995


Todd Richmond (trichmon at students.wisc.edu) wrote:
: Hi Netters,

: We're in the process of putting together a grant and we'd like to include
: a workstation in the proposal.  I'm looking for suggestions for the type
: of workstation we should get to do some protein modeling.  I know at one
: time the answer would have been a definitive "Silicon Graphics" Is that
: still true?  Generally speaking, we want to do protein structure ...

Yes, it's still true IMHO. Most commercial modelling software companies
still develop primarily for the SGI on the SGI platform, at least if you're
talking structure modelling. Besides, they are nice machines. You can get
decent compute power for less than $10k, if you are really pressed.

Cheers,
Christoph
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