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Re: Re: Mathematica 7 on netbooks

What about Dynamic content: does it run tolerably on such a netbook? 
E.g., some of the Demonstrations?

John Fultz wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Sep 2009 02:36:32 -0400 (EDT), Brus wrote:
>> I'll buy a neetbook - Acer aspire One D250 (N270 1.6 Ghz, Xp home, 1 Gb
>> ram).
>> I need Mathematica 7 for student purposes in mathematics.
>> Can a netbook run Mathematica 7 well?
>> I need it for integral computing, graphic plots, solving system of
>> equations.
>> Is someone running Mathematica 7 with a netbook?
>> Thanks
> I have an Asus Eeepc 901, and Mathematica 7 runs just fine.  It's not zippy,
> mind you.  It is, after all, a fairly underpowered computer, and my expectations 
> of it are rather modest, so I rarely push it with my Mathematica usage.  Not to 
> mention that I'm often running it on battery and I believe it's default mode
> throttles down the CPU's max speed (I'm not certain of that, just 
> hasn't mattered to me that much to confirm it).
> For doing "integral computing, graphic plots, solving systems of questions",
> it'll probably be just fine, as long as the integrals, plots, and systems of
> equations aren't super-sized.
> Sincerely,
> John Fultz
> jfultz at
> User Interface Group
> Wolfram Research, Inc.

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