[R] RE: Computer specifications

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 1 11:46:31 CEST 2003

Well, R likes lots of memory, so a 64-bit system with say 16Gb RAM and at 
least two processors would be pretty good.  (And is: I've used such a 
Compaq Alpha system.)

For most purposes a dual Athlon or Xeon PC running Linux with at least 1Gb 
of memory works pretty well.

On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, Vera, Graciela wrote:

> I would be most grateful for advice on optimal computer specification, and
> possibly make  to run the most demanding modules in R.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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