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michael_owen November 4, 2006 16:21

I'm thinking of purchasing an
 
I'm thinking of purchasing an Intel Core 2 Duo machine, and I'd like to know if there are any issues running OpenFOAM on this architecture, as well as the most straightforward linux distro to use.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Michael Owen

hjasak November 4, 2006 17:06

Yup, I am developing on an Int
 
Yup, I am developing on an Intel CoreDuo and the performance is quite good. If you run 2-way parallel it's even better.

My Linux distro is SuSe 10.1 and foam-wise it works fine. There are some minor glitches on my laptop but overall it's very usable.

I am about to try CoreDuo-specific ompiler options on Intel-9.1 compiler. Having in mind the performance is already pretty hot, don't expect huge differences.

Enjoy,

Hrv


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