The Dark-Eyed Mistress of Sweet, Sweet Pain (jenni_the_odd) wrote,
The Dark-Eyed Mistress of Sweet, Sweet Pain
jenni_the_odd

Those marvelous computation machines...

So, it's looking like I might want to invest in a new computer.
I mean, my desktop is fairly well-behaved, it's just getting up there -- over seven years old, now -- and it simply can't keep up as well as it used to.

I am not really that hard on computers, all things told. The only game I play is the Sims (1, and my computer moves slowly enough with that. There's no telling how bad it would lag with the Sims 3), and my biggest memory-chewers are Firefox and Photoshop 6.0. I do tend to open a zillion Firefox tabs, though. Sometimes all at once. This makes my computer very sad. I don't try to draw much in Photoshop. I use the tablet to color, but there's enough of a lag that attempting to draw directly onto the computer results in jagged, awkward lines and it looks terrible. Now that I think about it, I haven't used Photoshop very much at all in the past year or so. I don't draw much anymore, so its main uses have become cropping and resizing photos. I don't take many photos, either.

I have thus far resisted, but my next machine will most likely be a laptop. Nicole and Gabe have sung the praises of Macs, but I am not entirely convinced. I am also not sure how much of this lack of conviction is a result of real questions, and how much is my utter loathing of change. Change is scary and annoying.

Any warnings or recommendations for brands, upgrades, stores, etc.? Halp, Internet. I am not good with computers.
Subscribe

  • Bit late but still alive

    It's that time again, folks. || 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 || 1. What did you do in 2016 that you'd…

  • oh look who's still alive

    It's that time again, folks. || 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014|| 1. What did you do in 2015 that you'd never done…

  • 2014 can die in a fire

    It's that time again, folks. || 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013|| 1. What did you do in 2014 that you'd never done before?…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 8 comments