well this my two year old pc configuration
core 2 duo E7500(overclocked to 3.37)
4 gb ddr3 ram
Asus p5 g41t-mlx 3
windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
I only installed photoshop cs3 and i was surprised it was slow(only now i started using photoshop now)...what could be the reason? even NFS run was running awesome @ high settings....mhmm but i'll upgrade my pc this decemeber but till then i need to use this pc...well since cs3 is old or whats the problem?
I know that the new version of photoshop is GPU-accelerated. I don't know about the other versions. Install the trial of the new one and see if it speeds up the program for you. Also you can settup a scratch disk on another drive or usb drive to speed up the program.