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Scratch disks

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Superstriker#8, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. Superstriker#8

    Superstriker#8 Mu-43 Regular

    194
    Jun 24, 2013
    Will a scratch disk be useful if I only usually work with one file at a time with one or two layers?
     
  2. mcasan

    mcasan Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 26, 2014
    Atlanta
  3. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Depends on how big the file is ...

    If you are not running out of RAM then no. Always add more RAM until maxed out.
     
  4. Timmy

    Timmy Mu-43 Regular

    110
    Dec 3, 2013
    Wiltshire - UK
    When using Pshop see how much RAM you're using (e.g. CTRL-ALT-DEL on windows) - if you're maxing it out, buy some more (RAM costs almost nothing nowadays). If you can't add any more RAM and you're still maxing it out - then scratch disks become useful.
    They generally work best if it's a separate drive.