List of projects by system requirements

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Projects may require additional system requirements due to form of processing and size of work units. Some projects will not work or work poorly if the minimal system requirements were not reached.

System requirements

Project Minimal CPU Recommended CPU Minimal RAM Recommended RAM Disk space Notes
climateprediction.net 1.6 GHz 2.4 GHz 256 MB 1.5 GB 1 GB [1][2]
Einstein@home 350 MHz 800 MHz 128 MB 256 MB 100 MB [3]
Rosetta@home 500 MHz 500 MHz 512 MB 512 MB 400 MB [4]
SETI@home 233 MHz 500 MHz 64 MB 256 MB 20 MB [5]
SIMAP 100 MHz 233 MHz 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB [6][7]
Spinhenge@home 100 MHz 233 MHz 64 MB 64 MB 30 MB [8]
World Community Grid ? ? 128 MB 512 MB 1 GB [9]

Operating systems supported

Projects Windows Linux Mac OS X Solaris
    95/98/ME     XP/2000/2003/Vista/7    x86    x86-64 PowerPC     x86     SPARC x86
climateprediction.net No Yes Yes Yes
Einstein@home Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Leiden Classical Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Rosetta@home Yes Yes Yes Yes limited Yes No No
SETI@home 98 only Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SIMAP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Spinhenge@home Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
The Lattice Project Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
World Community Grid No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No