[Chimera-users] Chimera System Requirments: Details Solicited

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Jun 14 13:01:49 PDT 2012

I'd like to add that I'd recommend using a laptop with AMD/ATI or NVidia 
graphics because the graphics drivers are much better.  If you have 
Intel graphics, you might need to install the Intel reference driver to 
get Chimera to work properly.



On 6/14/2012 10:28 AM, Tom Goddard wrote:
> Hi Sunny,
>   Chimera 1.6.1 should work fine on your laptop.  Windows XP is the 
> oldest Windows OS it can run on, about 1 GB of memory is the minimum I 
> would recommend although it could run with less. Chimera uses about 
> 300 Mbytes of disk space so you are fine there too.
>     Tom
>> Hi All,
>> I have been trying to figure out the system requirments before 
>> installing Chimera, on my laptop. Would request you to please share 
>> the minimum processor speed, RAM, OS and hard-disk requirments for 
>> optimum results on chimera-1.6.1-win32.exe 
>> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/cgi-bin/secure/chimera-get.py?file=win32/chimera-1.6.1-win32.exe>. 
>> I am currently using an HP laptop with XP Operating System, Intel 
>> Core 2 Duo Processor, 1 GB RAM and 60 GB hard-disk.
>> Thanks for the help.
>> Regards,
>> Sunny Kumar

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