Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/07/06

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Subject: [Leica] Advice on monitors, computers & scanners needed
From: feli at (Feli di Giorgio)
Date: Tue Jul 6 13:41:11 2004
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On Tue, 2004-07-06 at 12:37, Adam Bridge wrote:

> You always hear people whining about the graphics cards in the Macs
> (although not with the new NVIDIA card, egad) but for image work it's
> just not a big deal. Dual processors though, that IS a big deal and I
> note that Photoshop knows how to use them. Maybe not perfectly but
> well.

The new G5 boxes also have a massive front side bus running at up to
1.25Ghz. This is a big deal when you are moving huge files around in
memory (read photoshop).

Apple is also selling a new high end graphics card that delivers true
workstation performance.


In reply to: Message from rpalmier at (Robert Palmieri) ([Leica] Advice on monitors, computers & scanners needed)
Message from abridge at (Adam Bridge) ([Leica] Advice on monitors, computers & scanners needed)