[BiO BB] remove CTL-M and Buying a bioinformatics workstation

Dan Bolser dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk
Thu Sep 4 06:23:54 EDT 2003

> 2.  We are planning to buy a workstation for our local (~3 labs producing
> sequences from an ABI sequencer) genomics needs (lots of blast runs,
> database management, standard bioinformatics software), and were planning
> on getting something like :
> 4 GB RAM  (is this enough for doing local blast searches against genbank?)
> 2 x 3 GHz Xeon processors (how about Mac OSX?)
> 400 GB storage

The new dual processor xeon with hyperthreading (gives 4 cpu!) are great!

Get as much storage as you can!

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