Originally Posted by dcstep
Maximus, you need a 64-bit OS also.
After you go 64-bit and have your new machine, you might try DxO Optics Pro. On my machine, with only 8GB of RAM, RAW conversion takes 6 to 8-sec. per 25MB image.
That system is ffffriggin' fast.
I'll wait and update my comment when the catalog will be getting heavier, but with a fresh install, its ridiculously fast.
And the Dell screens are dead gorgeous compared to my faded out laptop screen.