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

Arkayem

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

Arkayem Moderator Awarded for his high level skills in flash photography Charter Member
Fri 10-Feb-12 06:03 PM


>So if you're editing 1 or 2 files at a time, then there is no
>need to worry about computer specs

Not quite true. Try the new CS5 'Content Aware Fill' on a big area of the image, and anything under about 6GB of RAM will end up going to the hard drive for virtual storage, and slow the process down to several minutes. This is where a SSD really helps.

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