I have an Athlon 1Ghz with 512mb of memory and it performs very
well. A very interesting comparison of PC's is at this address
Go to the Photoshop 6 performance comparison section.Should help you decide
( my results are down the bottom - L. )
----- Original Message -----
From: "Herm" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 7:31 AM
Subject: Re: filmscanners: RE: Custom PC spec
> memory is super cheap right now, a 256mb module is only $34.. so stock up,
> new motherboard should handle 3 modules, for a total of 768mb of memory.
> You should also make sure you get a fast hard drive, usually 7200rpm and
> I like IBM drives.
> "Cooke, Julie" <CookeJ@logica.com> wrote:
> >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.
> Astropics http://home.att.net/~hermperez