Testing Inkscap and getting results that indicate that most of us have faulty systems or that Inkscape is more or less hardware independent as it doesn't seem to utilize much of it at all. Ink quickly becomes unresponsive when using for example drop shadow filters and is so even without them if raster graphics are around.

// Hard
4 core/8 threads i7-3770K 3,5 GHz, 32 GB RAM, SSD, GTX 680 DirectCU II, single screen

// Soft
Inkscape r9886 from repo, Linux (Ubuntu 12.04, 64), Nvidia 295.49, 1920x1080

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