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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

MAJOR IMPROVEMENT IN PERFORMANCE

I have been going through the PERFORMANCE BLUES lately.  My machine was grinding to a slow slog as it tried to use PHOTOSHOP, BRIDGE, LIGHTROOM and a couple of browsers at the same time.  Shame on me for trying to do that with only 6GB of RAM.   And I thought 6GB was a lot.

I caucused with folks at the APPLE GENIUS BAR and they showed that I needed to monitor FREE MEMORY in ACTIVITY MONITOR.  I barely had any Free Memory showing (green area), which is key to performance.  All it took was Firefox getting stuck on one FLASH webpage and it could bring the machine to its knees.  I added 8GB and now with a total of 14GB, I am a happier camper.   Windows folks will have a similar feature in Control Panel or similar "under the hood" utility.














Moral of the story: Max out your Memory in your machine if you use PHOTOSHOP, BRIDGE, LIGHTROOM or Apple Aperture if you don't want to waste time.

Here are the Halloween Cats, the latest from the EYES Gallery.  Enjoy.
JA