[scribus] Speed and CPU

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Fri Jun 12 18:37:32 CEST 2009

On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 15:33:34 +0200
Stefano Danzi <s.danzi at hawai.it> dijo:

> John Beardmore ha scritto:
> > Stefano Danzi wrote:
> >>
> >> My experience tell me that problem is not CPU speed. In moders 
> >> systems the real bottle neck is hard disk speed....
> >
> > That may depend how much RAM you have. Disk doesn't seem to have much 
> > to do with it here.
> >
> >
> > Cheers, J/.
> Wrong!!!!!
> I use Scribus under Windows XP and I've 3Gb of Ram and P4 2,4 Ghz... 
> Scribus was horribly slow. Using linux on same machine little better but 
> slow. I chaged hard disk and speed increase a lot!!

I find it difficult to believe that a faster disk would help in my case
because the computer has a SATA-1 disk. It's not a screamer, but it
seems reasonably fast compared to my experiences with other computers
over the years.

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