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How much computer do we need to handle D800 36mp files?

Fovea

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"RE: How much computer do we need to handle D800 36mp files?"

Fovea Gold Member Nikonian since 26th Sep 2002
Thu 09-Feb-12 02:17 PM

Not so long ago when 1-2GB of RAM was the standard we scanned 35mm film with 4000dpi and 5600dpi scanners at 16bits per channel and got files way larger than 75MB.
All depends on how you define "fast"
My iMac which is about 18 months old, handles 5600dpi scans that produce 225MB files at a reasonable pace.

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Dinil


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