Specifications

STRmix™ is designed to run on an individual DNA analyst’s PC (either standalone or in a networked environment), without the need for high speed computing. 


 

Low spec1

Medium spec2

High spec3

Intel core 2 (Quad core) processor

Intel i5, i7 2.6 GHz 

Intel 2.4 GHz Xeon CPU E5 or better4

4 GB RAM

16 GB RAM

128 GB RAM or above

Minimum of 2 cores 

Minimum of 4 cores 

Minimum of 8 cores 

300MB free HDD space

300MB free HDD space5 

300MB free HDD space5

Windows 10 or above

Windows 10 Professional 64 bit or above

Windows 10 Professional 64 bit or above

1 will run most 1, 2 and some 3 person mixtures, particularly in low memory mode, may also run some 4 person cases

2 will run most 1, 2, 3 and 4 person mixtures, particularly in low memory mode

3 will run most 1,2,3,4 person mixtures (including with replicates) and some 5 person mixtures (including with replicates)

4 consult with NicheVision/ESR on particular models if concerned. 

5 this is the space required for the application itself and does not include the space required for results of STRmix™ runs.

Software

Windows Vista 64-bit Service Pack 1, Windows 7 64-bit Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit.