AMBER Archive (2006)

Subject: Re: AMBER: Installation of AMBER8 on a PC with a Pentium EE type CPU

From: David Mathews (
Date: Sun Jan 01 2006 - 17:08:17 CST

Dear Jenk,

At 01:24 PM 12/31/2005, you wrote:

>Dear Amber community,
>We are planning on purchasing a PC computer with a
>3.4 GHz Pentium Extreme Edition CPU, which is known to
>act as a quad P4 CPU at 3.4 GHz.
>I was wondering if it would be possible to install
>AMBER8 on such a PC computer running under Linux SUSE
>9.2. In other words, is AMBER8 compatible with Pentium

I have not tested this personally, but it will almost certainly work.

In fact, if you install mpi, such as lam (, you
will be able to run calculations on all "four" processors at once.

>If so, for what CPU type would I configure amber8
>installation? would that be a usual p4 type
>configuration or something else?

Yes. The processor will behave as a p4 in that all p4 extensions should work.

Happy New Year.


>Happy New Year,
>Jenk Andac.
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