Re: Java help needed
- Your amount of RAM is going to be more of a factor than your CPU in
terms of how fast PCGen runs. Having a faster hard-drive (the
7200RPM variety as opposed to the more common 5400RPM) will have a
big impact on the amount of time it takes to load sources.
--- In pcgen@y..., "j_d_ray" <jdray@u...> wrote:
> --- In pcgen@y..., "larrywiding" <larrywiding@y...> wrote:
> > As for the performance problems you have seen, take a look at
> > reducing the number of sources you have loaded, and minimze the
> > amount of system memory XP dedicates to programs (Control
> > Panel/System Properties/Advanced/Performance/Advanced, set Memory
> > usage to programs, and processor scheduling to programs.
> > Also, depending on your video card, turn off some of the GUI
> > effects as well.
> I'll try these things tonight. By the way, did you
> the amount of system memory XP dedicates to programs...?" I don't
> see how "minimize" would help.
> I got the JRE 1.4 downloaded and installed. I loaded a limited
> number of sources, though not extremely limited (all the WotC
> plus most of Malhavoc's stuff, and a few other sourcebooks), then
> character. The software still runs extremely slow. I didn't have
> much else running (Outlook Express, a few IE windows). I know XP
> a system hog, and that 300 Mhz isn't much of a machine these days,
> but it should be able to handle this, I'd think.
- From: "larrywiding" <larrywiding@...>
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 3:22 PM
> Excellant point. I have found McAfee tends to affect Java more thanAVG by Grisoft doesn't seem to cause performance issues, and it's free for
> Norton, but both can cause some serious performance problems.
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