than one hard drive, it is suggested that you specifyadditional scratch disks.Fast RAID 0 arrays are the best option for scratchdisks, especially if the array is used exclusively for your scratch disk, is defragmented regularly, and isnot your boot volume, especially if your efficiencygoes much below 90%. Photoshop CS4 supports upto 64 Exabytes (EB) of scratch disk space on a totalof four volumes. (An EB is equal to 1 billiongigabytes.)To set the scratch disk preference:
1.Choose Photoshop > Preferences > Performance.
Check the Active box for each hard disk you want tocontain a scratch disk.
Unless you have a drive that has considerablespace open and is defragmented regularly, choose morethan one drive, if one or more is available.3.Click OK.4.Restart Photoshop.
Adjusting the Cache Levels
Photoshop uses image caching to redraw high-resolution images on-screen faster. With caching,Photoshop quickly updates a low-resolution version of an image as you edit it. To enable the Cache Levelsoption, specify the number (1 to 8) of low-resolution