The minimum specifications for a computer to run StarTools successfully depends mostly on the resolution the data you intend to process.
Low resolution data sets (for example from a 1MP CCD or Webcam) may be processed successfully on a Pentium IV with 512Mb RAM.
High-resolution data sets, such as those from a DSLR typically require at least 4Gb of RAM.
For best results, 16GB and a modern 4-core CPU are recommended, in addition to running from a RAM disk (or alternatively a Solid State Drive).
Regardless of your machine's specification, consider binning your data if your data is oversampled.
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