Matrox is fine.
With Windows 2000, since your file sizes are ~70MB, why not 1GB of RAM? RAM
is dirt cheap these days.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cooke, Julie" <CookeJ@logica.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2001 12:50 PM
Subject: filmscanners: RE: Custom PC spec
| I've got a Celeron 466 with 128MB of RAM and recently bought a Nikon
| Coolscan LS4000. I think it's time to upgrade my machine! I've concluded
| that I need a custom built machine with a graphics card where the look up
| table can be calibrated and a high end monitor.
| Can anyone recommend graphics cards that can be calibrated? I was thinking
| of Matrox.
| I was planning on getting a 1GHz Athlon with 512MB of RAM and running
| Windows 2000. The Nikon Coolscan produces file sizes of around 70MB, so a
| lot of fast RAM is important. Can anyone see any problems with this spec.
| Finally if anyone has any recommendations as to companies in the UK that
| could build such as machine I would be grateful. So far my research has
| turned up these people who build hi end systems but I'm not sure I would
| need a dual processor? Isn't RAM more important?