Re: Windows 7 question

Subject: Re: Windows 7 question
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Ken Poshedly <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net>, TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 18 May 2014 10:28:57 -0700

More memory only eliminates bottlenecks. If you're not using the full
4GB, you won't notice any difference. If you have enough stuff loaded
that you're paging to virtual memory, switching between apps might be
a little faster.

You can check your memory usage with the Resource Monitor utility.

At my last job I had 64-bit Windows with Adobe TCS 3.5, which included
both 32- and 64-bit versions of PhotoShop. I preferred the 32-bit
version because it opened much faster.

Switching from 32-bit to 64-bit on the system I use for music required
reinstalling from scratch. Now I can load more virtual instruments,
otherwise I notice no difference.

On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 8:00 PM, Ken Poshedly <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net> wrote:
> OK, so with a new motherboard, a new quad-core processor and 8 gig of DDR3
> ram running Frame 10 in Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, and other than my
> system actually recognizing anything over 4 gig of RAM and perhaps faster
> opening and page-advancing in Frame, how much of a performance improvement
> will I see if I upgrade to Windows 7 64-bit?
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