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  • One thing that I did find quicker (with Sandisk USB 3 card reader) was : (1) View/select images direct on the card (Sandisk Extreme plus) via above card reader
  • One thing I've come across that might be of use to some is the "Intel(R) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Settings" which has some baring on performance. This is for my Dell XPS 13, but would ...
  • As it was a reconditioned Dell - it seemed to come with a lot less stuff/bloatware - but will give it a go. Have just disabled some startup programs (couple of Dell backup apps, Adobe update ...
  • I did: So using Perfmon rather than Task Manager - more options to view. But guess it doesn't do per app.
  • Created discussion thread Speeding up a laptop
    Last year I bought a laptop to edit on the go - mostly at music festivals. I shoot a D800, Losless Compressed RAW files. Chose it because of the good reviews of the IPS display, plus 13" to fit in ...
  • Before buying into a system - it's worth asking around what your friends or colleagues may have - would enable you to borrow and chat if going for the same brand. If just starting out - I'd say that 5
  • Depends if you're more a landscape or portrait person or mixed. Assuming mixed: Although not high-end, as long as it's not a dedicated photography trip - I'd just stick with one lens with quite a ...
  • Replied in Some prices
    http://blog.dafyddowen.com/2016/03/21/uk-photoshow-2016-deals/ Not much of "the big stuff" as they were priced individually mostly.
  • At least that camera insurance company evens out things a little bit with scantily clad guys! Ha. The factor that makes me even a bit more uneasy about the whole thing is that there will be punters ...
  • The last few times I've been - really good deals have been few and far between. Take a fully charged phone and check http://www.camerapricebuster.co.uk/ . Calumet aren't always the cheapest to ...
  • I have the Dell XPS 13 - the smaller version. Few items I'd caution about: - 3K display - if using Photoshop CS6 - it doesn't correctly support such Hires - so icons are tiny. - Memory is soldered ...
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