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How Much RAM and CPU do I Need?

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posted on Feb, 15 2008 @ 10:13 PM

I tried to ask the official SETI@Home Forum how much RAM and CPU speed
do I need. It says to prevent abuse to the system I need a certain amount
of Credits.

Heres my question,

How much RAM and CPU speed do I need to achieve this SETI@Home goal?

I have right now : 1.8 GHz Sempron Processor and 512 Megs its upgradeable
to 2 GB's.

I keep on uninstalling SETI@Home not because I don't want to participate, its just that when it starts it takes along time to boot up.

Please help me out here with this I would really appreciate. Willing to make
friends here to learn more each other.

Adam E.
SETI@Home User since 1998

posted on Feb, 15 2008 @ 10:26 PM
You have enough ram and cpu to use Seti .Which is part of Bonic. Yes you do have to have credits to start posting in thier forum. I run Seti on my computer. But not all the time.

There more likely someone on ATS, that can explan to you about it better then I could.

[edit on 15-2-2008 by kennethmd]

[edit on 15-2-2008 by kennethmd]

posted on Dec, 8 2009 @ 05:20 PM
i am running a 2.4 ghz dual core on my comp and 3 g of ram and i devote most of my computers resources to running seti by choice of course.

posted on Mar, 3 2012 @ 10:06 PM
Your CPU is fine, but you should think of upping your RAM to 1Gig or go all the way to 2 if you can afford it.

Wolf Computer Services, that is my company, small but never a complaint about my work.

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