John Culleton wrote:
I was on a Celeron 400 with .5 gig pc100, migrated to an athlon xp 1800+ with .5 gig ddr. Either is sufficient, but the athlon obviously blows the Celeron away.On Friday 07 February 2003 02:03, Shawn Lindsay wrote:What's a good processor for gimp? I'm pricing a new computer. I kind of have my eye on Intel's 3.06 P4 but am waiting for prices to drop. What are some advantages of other processors? Mostly what I want is quicker processing of some plugins, and being able to run other programs at the same time. Almost anything will be better than my Celery, but I want something really good and not outrageously expensive. What should I look for? Thanks. Shawn. _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.xcf.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user
I do all right with an Athlon running at about 795 Mhz. Tiger Direct
will have deals on computers, cpu+motherboard etc. that will be much
faster than that.
Tiger Direct has always appeared to be high to me, I've not been there in a while because of that fact.
Check various vendors.
The efficiency of your OS will also be a factor. I am running
Slackware Linux but I am looking at Gentoo Linux which has all kinds
of speed optimizations that are selectable depending on your chip. When I find time I will get it running (installation is a bit of a
Gentoo is sweet, but not for the novice. -- Until later: Geoffrey [EMAIL PROTECTED] The latest, most widespread virus? Microsoft end user agreement. Think about it... _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.xcf.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user