Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by MiLiTARYiV, Apr 28, 2009.
Which one is better now? i heard CS4 was real buggy
I am still with CS3 as I don't really like the gui of CS4. As for the functions Ithe only thing I liked was the possibility to rotate the canvas (makes painting a lot more easy).
CS4 is awesome if you have a graphics card that supports the new GPU acceleration in CS4... Works on my main PC, but not on my laptop (you need a fairly high end one for it to work with CS4's GPU acceleration).
I have been using it without any issues so far, no crashes, no bugs.. but I'm not a very heavy user of it, so it may not count for much..
I'm still on CS3, can't compain, has all of the features that I want. I did have CS4 on my laptop but that wasn't quite powerful enough for it and it slowed down the whole machine real bad. Didn't really get along with the interface either to be honest, too used to CS3.
CS4 has advanced 3d modeling.
I would stick with CS3 extended though. Works best though in my opinion.
CS4 isn't fast - not even with an openGL-card (i use a quadroFX and cs4 still sucks donkey balls...)... so do yourself a favour and stay with cs3 as it's much faster and has a much better interface.
maybe adobe will learn from it's mistakes (bad and slow interface/performance/..., forums are filled with bad user-reports) and release either a HUGE bugfix or a usable cs5...
(offtopic maybe they have to make the same mistakes microsoft made with vista - so now they made nothing else for the last 2 years but performance and a better interface. i'm using windows 7 and office 2007 SP2 in a productive environment and it really kicks ass now...
To tell you the truth.. I don't see much of a difference between CS3 and CS4. I mean the GUI is different.. indeed, and I don't like it as much as I do as CS3's GUI. Plus, if you hit a wrong button or something.. or someone gets into CS4 and fucks up your settings.... its hard to get them back to normal.. at least for me.
So ye, I would stay with CS3... But I'm just using CS4 cuz I gotz it for free! >: )
I moved to CS4 for a few months, didn't like it as much, so I went back to CS3. It's merely a matter of getting use to the interfaces. Even slight changes to the workspace and cause little headaches. On the other hand, my friend likes CS4 better than CS3.
I'd say get CS4 if you're never used any before so you can get use to the new interfaces.
I don't like the new interface of cs4 and as others have said, it runs sooooo slow... drove me nuts. I'll stick with cs3 as that is what i am used to and works for what i need.
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