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Month: December 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Minimum Trinity system requirements

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:14:07 +0000 (GMT)
> PI: 400 MHz K6-III+, 256 MB RAM (the maximum possible), ATA hard 
> drive, 66 MHz FSB, Diamond Stealth 3000 3D video card (4 MB RAM). 
> PII: 350 MHz Deschutes CPU, 448 MB RAM (expandable only to 768 MB), 
> ATA hard drive, 100 MHz FSB, Creative Banshee AGP (16 MB RAM). 
> Direct rendering actually works on this first generation AGP card. 
> Bottom line is Trinity is usable on the PI and PII. For sure I would not
> want to use these systems all day, yet at  least Trinity is palatable on these clunkers. :)
> Although arguably we showed that a PI or PII could suffice as 
> minimum system requirements, real-world observations indicate such 
> claims should be as a sidenote.

IMO, if TDE is usable (although slow) on these machines, these should be the minimum system requirements.
Their are called 'minimum' for a reason :)
Perhaps after listing them, we could add a statement that says that a P3 is recommended  for a better user experience.