Simon Garrett

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Joined on Jun 14, 2005
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Nikon D800, Nikor 24-120 VR, 70-300 VR, 35-105, 50 1.4, 28 2.8...

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  • Replied in +1
    Agreed.  Quick approximation: take the peak CPU power plus the peak graphics card power (from the makers' specs) and add 100W. You could add up the consumption of all the SSDs, HDDs, RAM, MB etc, ...
  • I don't touch either Nvidia or Microsoft settings, just calibrate/profile with my i1 Display Pro. Whatever, after calibration and profiling, don't touch any settings or controls except the monitor ...
  • I got a 3060 ti earlier in the year (I'm very pleased with it).  However, 4060 (and 4060 ti) are slightly faster and use about 30% less power than equivalent 3060 cards.  When I bought they were ...
  • Basic 4060 is 115W, the 4060 ti is 160W or 165W (depending on version, I think) A 400W PSU should be OK for a 4060 if the processor doesn't use more than about 150W. Googling your system, I think ...
  • Is it an unsigned driver? If so, see https://www.minitool.com/news/install-unsigned-drivers-windows-10.html
  • The laptop version is rather lower power than the desktop version.  The 3060 (normal, not the ti version) takes up to 115W for the laptop version but up to 170W for the desktop version. Although ...
  • Replied in Useful info
    We all just have to bear in mind that support might stop, and we end up not receiving any patches or updates if Microsoft gets stricter about supported hardware. I've got a couple of machines ...
  • Whoops!  Thanks, I hadn't noticed my mistake.  The original table was just to top part (PCs) from the Lightroomqueen forum.  The lower part was added by someone in the fredmiranda forum, and I ...
  • Replied in Backups
    I don't think there's any one right answer to how and when to backup, and lots of good suggestions in previous posts. It's worth thinking about the threats against which one wants to protect.  For ...
  • Different systems with different cards.  This originated in a thread on the Lightroomqueen forums back in around April ( https://www.lightroomqueen.com/community/threads/my-recent-gpu-experience-gi ...
  • There are a number of threads currently on the front page of the PC Talk forum discussing graphics cards for Lightroom which might be worth a look. If you're UK, in the £300-400 range (where I was ...
  • Good question, so I asked ChatGPT. It (she/he/they - preferred pronoun?) said: Personally, I think forum protocol might suggest that AI-generated content should not be posted unless marked as such.
  • The only disadvantage of hardware calibration is the cost of the device. It takes a few minutes to install, and perhaps 5 minutes every few months to check the calibration (though modern monitors ...
  • That's a great way of matching monitor to printer. It doesn't tell you whether the colour is correct, just that monitor matches printer.  For example, when you print those test patterns, suppose ...
  • Thanks for posting. The table is a more complete version of one that I think originally appeared on the lightroomqueen forums. Some of the figures are unexpected. For example the the 4070 ti time ...
  • Another comparison with a table of differences: https://photographylife.com/lightroom-classic-vs-lightroom-cc
  • I agree with the others: probably wouldn't make a significant difference.  One can fret about numbers, and show that this processor is definitely faster than that one, but my rule of thumb is that ...
  • Yes, hence my note about unknown relevance to photographic performance.  However, most of the benchmarks one can get for graphics cards are for gaming performance.  In the absence of many ...
  • I spent some time looking at various benchmarks comparing 3060ti and 4060ti, most of them comaring gaming performance.  As I recall I found about 20 different game comparisons showing the 4060ti ...
  • The ti versions are worth going for.  The later 4060 ti is only around 5-10% faster than the later GDDR6x versions of the 3060 ti (depending on the benchmark, varying from 15% faster down to 5% slower
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