Quad processor lust
Posted 23 November 2005 - 12:31 AM
Posted 23 November 2005 - 02:21 PM
How have you configured it RAM, video card etc?
What are your thoughts about its performance with Photoshop?
Nikon D2X - Subal Housing
Lens:70-180mm, 12-24mm, 17-55mm & 10.5mm
Strobes: SB800 Inon Z220 x 2
Posted 23 November 2005 - 05:07 PM
I configured the machine as such
4GB 533 DDR2 Non ECC SDRAM - 4x1GB ( will add more as the budget allows )
500GB Serial ATA - 7200rpm - already have a heap of externals
NVIDIA GeForce 6600 256MB SDRAM ( 7800's are on a 8 week backorder )
I figure that I can always upgrade the machine once the wife has started to swim in her new pool.... it may get her to coool down a little.
My motivation in getting this machine is two fold. Firstly I wanted the grunt more for video work and secondly I had an offer I couldn't refuse for the oldmachine ( 2.7DP , 8gig Ram , 2 x 400 )
HDV & related software just run better on new machines and I hate having to deal with the spinning ball of death.
Posted 23 November 2005 - 09:06 PM
Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving!
Thomas C. Kline, Jr., Ph. D.
Oceanography & Limnology
Housed digital cameras: Canon EOS-1Ds MkII, EOS-1Ds MkIII, and EOS-1D_X; and Nikon D1X, D2X, and D2H. Lens focal lengths ranging from 8 to 180mm for UW use. Seacam housings and remote control gear. Seacam 150D and 250D, Sea&Sea YS250, and Inon Z220 strobes.
Posted 30 November 2005 - 03:03 AM
There is no comparison between the two machines.
Its a bit like the VW & the Porsche.........
Just added another 4 gig of ram (total 8 gig now , still have space for another 8 ) - it really flies now.
My poor old power book hasn't been out of it's case in days !!
Posted 14 December 2005 - 11:30 AM
And what kind of battery would you use??? LOL
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