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Old 06-26-2004, 03:34 AM
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I changed stuff and re-did it a lot, plus I was running it 10x in a row (I finally made an action and went and watched TV while it was running).
Old 06-26-2004, 10:44 AM
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Well, I ran through the Windows XP optimisation list, did all the relevant restarts, tried the task again and... still 4 minutes 33 seconds.

General pootling around the PC seems to work faster now, though, so the optimisation does seem to have achieved something.
Old 06-26-2004, 05:23 PM
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win xp p4 2.8ghz 1 gb ram

PS 7.01 80% memory to ps - 2min 10sec
PS 7.01 100% memory to ps - 2min 12sec

PS CS 50% memory to PS - 2min 15sec
PS CS 40% memory to ps - 2min 10sec
PS CS 100% memory to ps - -2min 10sec

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Old 06-29-2004, 07:57 AM
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Hi all,

a little bit tweaking helps a bit but the biggest impact on the performance is due to the used hardware (of course). One of the many sites discussing these issues claims that for Photoshop the CPU internal cache (size of the L2) and the memory performance are quite important...

Here's the link (scroll down a bit):

Old 06-29-2004, 08:59 AM
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1.25 GHz Power Mac G4

(near the end there, I was shouting: "Cmon Baby! Do it for daddy! Come in under 3 and I'll defrag your hard drive!)
Old 06-29-2004, 01:27 PM
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1.8 GHz
512 MB RAM

I could use more RAM but the money always goes to other, more pressing things.

The only time I find the waiting unacceptable is when we're doing big exhibit work with big ole honkin' 500MB files.
Old 06-30-2004, 06:54 AM
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WinXP Pro
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1G Ram Memory - 1 minute 48 sec
Old 07-05-2004, 07:18 PM
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2 minutes 31 seconds -- Intel P4, 2.6 Ghz, 504 MB RAM
Old 07-06-2004, 06:56 PM
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Couldn't resist this one :)

Okay, new system. P4 3Ghz HT with 1MB L2 cache. 1GB of dual channel memory @400Mhz on an 800Mhz FSB. Photoshop 7 with scratch on its own HD, a WD 160GB 7200 with 8MB on board cache. Running XP.

Test result: 1 minute 49 seconds

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Old 07-06-2004, 07:58 PM
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Some very impressive results being posted, but where are the Dual-G5 users? I'd really like to see those scores.
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