Lightroom: LR4 is slow to move photos from one folder to another compared to LR3

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I am using LR4 on a Mac with 8 gb ram, I7 processor and OSX.
I have been using LR since LR1. LR4 is terribly slow. Trying to move photos from one folder to another takes about 20-30 seconds per folder on file sizes of about 6 to 12 mb. Is Adobe aware of this? If they are, I'll be patient. If not, it will force me to consider changing programs.
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Lance Levine

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Official Response
Hi Lance,

This issue is improved in the second Lightroom 4.1 public Release Candidate, available for download here:

Note that it is still slow, it's not yet as fast as it should be, and we're working on that. But it is much faster than it was before.