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RAM speed



Greetings one and all,

I am considering upgrading the RAM on my computer, will this help the download speed from the camera to the computer, if not how can I speed things up? It does seem to take an inordinate long time at the moment.

Thanks in advance


The answer to life the universe and everything is 42
Your best bet is to read the compact flash card directly in the PC using a Firewire or USB-2 reader (not USB-1), rather than downloading from the camera. More RAM won't speed anything up in that department, unless you only have 128MB right now, in which case it will speed up everything

>Hi DJ,

Not sure if the wire that runs from the camera to the computer is USB1 or USB2 or truth be known whether it is a firewire. How would one tell the difference?

Thanks for your help.


The answer to life the universe and everything is 42
Hopefully the instruction manual tells you
. You don't know what kind of interface you're plugging into your PC (or MAC)? What kind of camera?