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Can I ask about computer hardware?

I need to buy a new computer because tasks I am running with R are taking 2-4 days to run (MCMC, multiple imputations) so I am looking for some advice on what to prioritise - more RAM, faster CPU ...
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Extending the scope of the site to used software and manipulation of data? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we allow more computing questions I noticed there are a few discussions already about whether or not to allow for programming questions, like here and here. I ...
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Refining the stance on computing questions

Earlier today I asked a question (Mixed Effects Models) and received a response. I want to post follow-up question that asks for R code to achieve the solution provided by the response, but is this ...
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Computing questions: ggplot2

Pursuant to the recent apparent consensus (How much programming here?) that this site should accept some questions on programming statistical computations, I would like to inquire whether the site ...
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Should we allow more computing questions

I've been thinking about whether this site should incorporate more computing questions. I think the current position of this site can be summarised by this question (which I asked!). Why change I ...