Alfred Molon wrote:
XP will run quite happily in 256 meg. XP is faster than 98SE (I have> I'm about to upgrade to an IBM subnotebook with 256 MB RAM (expandable to
> 1024 MB). This machine comes with XP (until now I've been using 98SE). I
> read somewhere that XP is a memory hog, occupying up to half a GB.
> Now I might upgrade the memory later, but I wasn't planning to do it now.
> And I certainly would add memory to be able to use XP. Ideally all
> computer resources should be available for image processing.
> How much faster is 98SE than XP ? How much memory does it burn ?
both), and vastly more stable and reliable. If you plan to do a lot of
image processing, more ram is better, regardless of which OS you choose.