[BioC] Thoughts on computer purchase

Lana Schaffer schaffer at scripps.edu
Thu Apr 27 21:48:39 CEST 2006

Can you explain what effect that the Conroe-based processor
will have on performance in Bioconductor?

>You might want to consider waiting a few months, if you can.
>Performance-wise, right now is not the most advantageous time to buy and
>any top of the line system you build or order will be easily
>outperformed in a few months.  In a few months, Intel will introduce its
>Conroe-based processors which, in pre-production tests,  have been shown
>to significantly outperform other current and upcoming chips (both
>Intel's own and the competition).

More information about the Bioconductor mailing list