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Old 11-16-2009, 11:12 PM   #228
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Originally Posted by Marta View Post
Yes, CLC Genomics Workbench will use all three data types. I use the program on Windows. However you will need lots of RAM. For my files/genomes I needed 32GB (the max we could put into my box). If you work with small bacterial genomes and simple transcriptomes you maybe able get away with 8GB RAM (the minimal requirement for CLC Workbench)

I am using the CLC Genomics Workbench on my laptop running XP with 3 GB and it handle up to about 10 million Illumina reads in a de novo assembly, but things larger than that causes problems on my small machine. So it seems you can work with smaller bacterial genomes on less than 8 GB of ram, at least that is my experience.
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