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Numerical bottlenecks

On a desktop scale computer, what are the most important bottlenecks (RAM vs. CPU, single vs. multithread) for numerical calculations? I'm specifically most interested in exact diagonalization and ...
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Consumer hardware for scientific computing?

I'm interested in problems around probability, statistics, and statistical mechanics, and often I find it useful to perform simulations to get some sense of the underlying phenomena. Example ...