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Re: Re: Mathematica 7 on netbooks

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  • Subject: [mg104335] Re: [mg103105] Re: [mg103083] Mathematica 7 on netbooks
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 04:06:54 -0500 (EST)
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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, though...it 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 wolfram.com
> User Interface Group
> Wolfram Research, Inc.
> 
> 
> 

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