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February 5, 2018 1:42:04 PM

Needed some help finding a good laptop or laptop build. I listed some requirements below. Please feel free to add in with specific laptops, components, ideas, and/or flame.

lots of floating point operations (computational physics stuff)
parallel seems to do better on my machine
handle bursts of heavy computations ASAP.
interact decently with the HDD/SSD/non-volatile
fast and reliable
money matters after performance

oh and it needs to be very durable

Let me know if you'd like any other information.


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February 5, 2018 2:10:03 PM

Does the software you use support GPU acceleration of floating point calculations?

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a c 708 à CPUs
February 6, 2018 9:32:58 AM

Well you need a quad core CPU to begin with; preferably a quad core i7 CPU which has Hyper Threading.

Do the softwares you use support GPU floating point calculations? Do you need double precision floating point calculation which requires a workstation class GPU? Or is normal "single precision" floating point calculations good enough which any gaming GPU can handle?
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