Re: variation between results on different OSes

From: Peter Freddolino (petefred_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 12 2008 - 18:48:00 CDT

Depends on what type of simulation you were running. Please see older
threads on reproducing exact results (eg,
http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/namd/mailing_list/namd-l/2192.html) to
understand when this is or isn't expected.
Peter

Dibyadeep Paul wrote:
> Dear NAMD users,
>
> I ran a simulation today on Windows(2.6ghz hyperthreading, 1gig ram)
> and on linux (1.4ghz 256mb ram) and found a difference of around 100
> kCal/Mol in TOTAL3 after 33000 time steps.
>
> Is it natural for this to occur?
>
> Sincerely
>
> Dibyadeep

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