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Table 1 Ranges for the calculation times and structures generated across the challenges.

From: Blind trials of computer-assisted structure elucidation software

  Processing Time (min.) Library Search Time (min.)a Generation Time (min.)a Structures Generated
Minimum 0 (Tabular) 1 1 1
Maximum 245 10 240 100000
Average 84 3 26 2639
  1. a The calculation was performed using desktop PCs operating at processor speeds of 200 MHz to 2 GHz. For example, structure calculations for version 6.0 were conducted on a Pentium III 1 GHz system equipped with 512 MB RAM and using the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system.