Archive for December 27th, 2006

Dec 27, 2006

Photoshop CS3 Known Issues – UPDATED

Culled from the Adobe Photoshop CS3 forum FAQs comes an update on known issues with Photoshop CS3.

Dec 27, 2006

What’s the story with Photoshop & multi-core?

John Nack, senior product manager for Photoshop has posted a story on his blog about the relative advantages of multiprocessors (multi-core) and what it means for Photoshop. John, not being an engineer geek himself has enlisted the help of Co-architect of Photoshop (and Photoshop engineer), Russell Williams to shed some light on the subject.

Geek Warning: if reading about CPUs, memory bandwidth and Amdahl’s Law gives you a headache, you might do well to avoid the subject. However, if you are into understanding issues surrounding Photoshop performance, you might want to sneak a peek.

Dec 27, 2006

The Mac Pro and Photoshop CS3

Source: Macworld
Written by Rob Griffiths

Last month, in the first part of my three-part report (parts two and three) on the new Mac Pro, I reported on Photoshop’s performance in Rosetta—both subjectively and objectively (on page three) via a test of the Liquify filter.

Dec 27, 2006

Lab Tests: Vista’s Fast If You Have the Hardware

You need at least 1GB of RAM, and you’ll go even faster with a dual-core processor, PC World’s lab testing shows.

Source: PC World
Written by Eric Dahl

With Microsoft’s Windows Vista finally released to manufacturers and on the verge of making its way to retail, we can at last get down to the business of examining precisely how well the new OS performs. In our first tests, we discovered that while Vista’s hardware requirements may be steep, it should run just fine–even with the Aero bells and whistles active–on machines that meet Microsoft’s Premium Ready specifications (1GB of RAM, and a DirectX 9-capable graphics board with at least 128MB of dedicated memory).