Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: New Computer Spec
- sphereworks wrote:
> Ok, confused about the OS system now. Which is better? XP Pro 64bit orThe people I know who have been testing WinXP64 SP3 beta swear by it
> Vista 64bit ?
while still disliking Vista. Of course, they aren't photographers so I
don't know about compatibility issues for programs and hardware. Not
sure when it will be out officially but I will seriously consider
switching to that myself.
BTW, I will echo Rick's concerns and suggestions regarding your HD
choices. Disk speed is the prime bottleneck in stitching. The faster the
better so consider a four disk RAID 0 for that. Personally, I've been
VERY impressed with the newest SATA II drives vs the 150GB Raptor
(personal, real world experience). Not sure the Raptor is still worth
its premium price for our kind of work (large, sequential file read /
And remember that each drive in a RAID 0 increases the chance of
failure. Backup and / or Mirroring are critical always, but more so
with RAID 0.
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