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Old 09-03-2006, 11:09 AM
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AMD turion64 2.3 GHz
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Old 09-03-2006, 12:13 PM
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Ok, to add to my update previously, my time on this test is

:18 seconds 8 bit.
:21 seconds 16 bit

And to answer my own questions about the ram, adobe has some great info on thier web regarding xp 64, more than 4 gigs ram, etc. Very interesting reading. Also some speed tips if you have 2 plus gigs.
Old 09-04-2006, 10:13 AM
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37 seconds

dual intel xeon 3.2G CPU
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Old 09-09-2006, 12:37 AM
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anyone got this info in a grid/

Hi guys and ladies,

does anyone have a graph or this setup in a grid from worst to best

also when doing this timing, how do you measure the time? ?using PS's own timing or with a stopwatch???


Old 09-12-2006, 04:35 PM
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and considering it has to run rosetta too.......

1:20 (which i thought ain't to bad)

Old 09-12-2006, 06:29 PM
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I'm running a G5 dual 2 ghz with 5.5 gigs of ram and 2 terabytes of scratch.

Took 69.1 seconds with Bryce rendering in the background,

Old 09-20-2006, 03:55 PM
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Dual Dual 3.2 GHz (yes, that's dual dual cores )
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18.5 secs. [edit: 8-bit file] I wish this was the home machine, but it's the work machine

Maybe I'll take it home anyway... muahaha

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Old 09-21-2006, 10:50 AM
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Dual G5 2.0Ghz w/ 4.5GB ram, Running CS2:

16 Bit file - 1 minute, 6 seconds
8Bit File- 54 seconds
There were no programs running in the background.

My studio will shortly be receiving a Mac Pro Quad Xeon Core 3.0Ghz W/ 8GB ram, ATI X1900 Card, 1 Terabyte storage. I will run the test again once we get it.
Old 10-06-2006, 03:22 PM
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Re: Photoshop speed test

OK, Mac Pro Quad Xeon 3.0Ghz-8GB ram-2x500GB Drives. Photoshop running 3GB ram and 500GB scratch.

16bit file: 32 Seconds
8Bit file: 20 Seconds
Old 10-06-2006, 06:03 PM
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Re: Photoshop speed test

8bit - 23 seconds

AMD X2 4600+ Dual CPU w 2 GB PC3200 (Nforce4 SLI Chipset).
I also had TMPGENC encoding a video in the background, but it was set to low priority, so it should only have affected the outcome by a few seconds at most.
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