Requirements on the computer

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NewMartin
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Requirements on the computer

Post by NewMartin » Wed May 04, 2016 7:28 am

Hi,

could you please tell me, what to keep in mind when selecting a new computer for a USB3 Pico Scope for fast data acquisition. So at the end I think, a fast RAM and SSD is most crucial and then comes a quick CPU. But what role does the grapic card play, when displaying also the data? Is the onboard graphic card of a new i7 fast enough or is an external graphic card needed?

Thanks a lot for your advices!

Martin

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Re: Requirements on the computer

Post by AndrewA » Fri May 06, 2016 8:46 am

Hello Martin,

Any new PC or laptop spec should be fine. Having s graphics card will not matter as PicoScope 6 does not use any graphics engine.
If you could find a PC that spec's it USB ports output current, would be good.
900mA is the minimum for a USB 3.0 port but higher the better.
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Re: Requirements on the computer

Post by Martyn » Fri Jul 29, 2016 10:11 am

Yes PicoScope runs fine on Windows 10, it is what I am currently using :D
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