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 Post subject: RAM for editing Canon 7D
PostPosted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 7:29 pm 
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Hi,
I had been editing 10MP raw files with 2GB RAM in photoshop CS2. now I am upgrading to the 18MP canon 7D. would 4GB be ok? I don't know if my computer supports more than that.........


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4GB will be fine. If Photoshop needs more it will use swap files on the hard drive. A bit slower but it will still work. My gut feeling is that you won't get to that point unless you are editing a lot of images at the same time.

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For the reference, harddrive swap/scratch disks are MUCH MUCH slower than RAM. If possible at least put the scratch files on a seperate drive or (fast) USB stick. The USB stick may last less long though.

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 Post subject: upgraded my ram
PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:10 pm 
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Guys, I finally made it 4GB


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