Energy-Efficient Virtual Screening with ARM-CPU-Based Computers

  title={Energy-Efficient Virtual Screening with ARM-CPU-Based Computers},
  author={Olivia Alford and David M. Toth},
We attempted to find a more sustainable solution for performing virtual screening with AutoDock Vina which uses less electricity than computers using typical x64 CPUs. We tested a cluster of ODROID-XU3 Lite computers with ARM CPUs and compared its performance to a server with x64 CPUs. In order to be a viable solution, our cluster needed to perform the screen without sacrificing speed or increasing hardware costs. The cluster completed the virtual screen in a little less time than our… 
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