[scribus] Speed and CPU

Mick Crane mick.crane at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 22:37:38 CEST 2009

On 13 Jun 2009, at 14:57, John Beardmore <John at T4sLtd.co.uk> wrote:

> 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!!

Do you mean you reinstalled windows ?
That always helps speed things up.

> 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/.
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