Which Better to Speed Up Capture NX - New Processor or More RAM?

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Iggier Senior Member • Posts: 1,201
Which Better to Speed Up Capture NX - New Processor or More RAM?

Running a 3+ year old PC (top of the line at the time of purchase) that still fully suits my needs with the exception of Capture NX's painfully slow performance. It has a P4 3.0 GHz HT processor with 1GB RAM.

Perhaps this question belongs on the PC Talk forum, but for those using Capture NX with reasonable performance on a PC, which, in your opinion and short of purchasing a new system, would increase NX's ability to render, apply changes, save images, etc. faster:

new processor (not my favored solution)
additional 1GB of RAM (easy and inexpensive)

Or is NX just so inherently sluggish that PC upgrades wouldn't make much difference?

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