|> I am thinking of purchasing a 2 processors Pentium2 350 or 400Mhz PC
|> to perform bioinformatics and molecular modelling studies under Linux.
|> I would therefore be interested to hear from people already using
|> similar machines for similar works.
|> 1)Are the performances satisfactory for "standard" modeling tasks
|> (e.g. sequence or structure database searching, molecular dynamics or
|> conformational searching on peptides)? Comparison of performances with
|> e.g. an SGI R10000 would be helpful.
See www.amber.ucsf.edu/amber/ for benchmarks.