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Windows 7: worth changing these to closer to the recommended numbers or not ?

07 Jan 2014   #1
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 
worth changing these to closer to the recommended numbers or not ?

Hi Brink is it worth changing these to closer to the recommended numbers or not ?
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07 Jan 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hey Mike,

Nope. Unless your just real low on hard drive space, it would be best to leave the page file to be system managed. This way the system can automatically increase the size of the page file as needed.
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07 Jan 2014   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

The policies regarding pagefile size have changed in recent versions of Windows to reflect the larger RAM sizes in typical use. It appears that the the "recommended" sizes haven't caught up with this. Understand that the "recommended" size is based on a very simple formula based on RAM size and has nothing to do with actual usage.

Unless your workload is unusually heavy the only practical result would be a reduction is available disk space.

My standard recommendation regarding pagefile configuration: Unless you have a specific need, and you understand what you are doing, leave pagefile configuration on system managed. It is optimum, or as close to optimum as to not matter, for most situations.
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07 Jan 2014   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi thanks,
No disk space is fine 228 free of 284,
The only heavy lifting I suppose is adobe cs6 which I have another question in the Graphic's card section,
Which my Graphic's card isn't compatible for 3d or at least adobe say it needs 1455mg which is really what I was attempting to narrow down a bit on how to improve but it seems replacement/ upgrading is the only real option,
Cheers.
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07 Jan 2014   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yeah, you'll be fine to leave the page file set as is then.
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07 Jan 2014   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Thanks I figured that would be okay to leave it as is,
Issue is I'm trying to figure out how to make adobe cs6 happy/ equipment upgrades....
Archie replied to my other question but I'm waiting for specific's as far as how to do achieve anything positive,
Thanks for splitting from your tutorial,
Cheers.
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07 Jan 2014   #7
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Mike, I took a look at my graphics and here a screen shot, mine's on the left:

worth changing these to closer to the recommended numbers or not ?-tz1.jpg


My 3D slider is set right in the middle and I have a Windows Experience index of 4.9, yep, Graphics is holdin' me back, "Desktop performance for Windows Aero"


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07 Jan 2014   #8
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Thanks I believe Keith also has a core i3 and said he still doesn't have enough for adobe's 3d ?
I'm not a system's guru so I'm sort of lost here,
Kinda why I asked Archie if adobe liked anything from Intel
Cheers.
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07 Jan 2014   #9
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

I do not use Photoshop (PS), but in a search it looks like the main concerns are:

Make sure PS is the latest version, I believe 13.0.1.3 is the latest, I'm not sure.

Although your graphics show in the Intel system Info snip go to: Photoshop: How do I find and share my System Information? you don't have to share at this time, but make sure PS recognizes your GPU and OpenGL is turned on.

Depending on the age of your GPU the older types will have OpenGL and can not control 3D graphics. The newer GPU's have Directx and can control 3D.

This is a little confusing; even though you show the graphics and media control panel of a newer type GPU, your G45/43 chipset is listed here at the bottom in "This applies to": Intel Graphics; How To Access OpenGL* & DirectX* 3D Graphic Settings and it implies that you should be able to see the OpenGL controls.

The others concerns are:
Make sure your GPU drivers are up to date, It is very important you have a minimum of 512MB of VRAM (1GB VRAM required for 3D features), and it should help if you increased your machines RAM.

Quote:
Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor (2GHz or faster) processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 3.2GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit color and 512MB of VRAM (1GB VRAM required for 3D features)
  • OpenGL 2.0–capable system
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*
Source: Adobe Photoshop CC for Mac, Windows, PC - Tech specs
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07 Jan 2014   #10
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi Thanks for info, the current ps 14.
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I'll definitely look at it closer,
I've been looking at this as a solution ?
Video / Graphics Cards AMD Radeon Chipset ,PCI Express 2.0 Interface Type at TigerDirect.com
According to Gary I have a PCIeX16 2.0 slot
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