[scribus] Speed and CPU

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Sat Jun 13 15:57:28 CEST 2009

Stefano Danzi wrote:
> John Beardmore ha scritto:
>> Stefano Danzi wrote:

>>> My experience tell me that problem is not CPU speed. In moders 
>>> systems the real bottle neck is hard disk speed....
>> That may depend how much RAM you have. Disk doesn't seem to have much 
>> to do with it here.
>> Cheers, J/.
> Wrong!!!!!
> I use Scribus under Windows XP and I've 3Gb of Ram and P4 2,4 Ghz... 
> Scribus was horribly slow. Using linux on same machine little better but 
> slow. I chaged hard disk and speed increase a lot!!

YMMV, but for me, scribus hardly seems to access the disks once it's up 
and running.  Granted I've got 4 gig, but it's not as if XP is even 
willing to use all of that.

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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