Photoshop Computer, Please Review Tags: New Build Photoshop Systems Product Last response: March 27, 2012 5:48 AM in Systems Share crystald103 March 27, 2012 5:03:56 AM Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as possible. Budget Range: 1000-1600 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Photoshop, Lightroom, Web Design Parts Not Required: keyboard, and mouse Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com or tigerdirect.com Country: (e.g.: India) United States Parts Preferences: Intel Overclocking: Maybe eventually but not right now. SLI or Crossfire: Maybe eventually but not right now Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: I would like it to be fast, and i'm going to be using two monitors. Parts: CPU: Intel I7 2600k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Mobo: Asrock Extreme 3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU: XFX 6870 2gb http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Ram: Corsair Vengeance 16 gb http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SSD (OS and photoshop): Crucial m4 128gb http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD (For mass storage): Samsung Spinpoint http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU: Rosehill 750w Gold Certified http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... OS: Windows 7 64 bit Dvd Drive: Lite-On Dvd Rom http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Any suggestions would be wonderful More about : photoshop computer review g-unit1111 March 27, 2012 5:27:21 AM It's a good start but I'd definitely ditch the RAM and PSU - this is what you'd look for ideally: Here's my main suggestion for a >= $1500 build: Case: Fractal Design Arc MIDI - $99.99 PSU: Corsair Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 - $104.99 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3h - $149.99 CPU: 3.4GHz Intel Core i7-2600K - $324.99 Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo - $34.99 RAM: 2 x Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 8GB 1333MHz 1.5V - $42.99 SSD: 64GB Crucial M4 - $94.99 HD: Seagate Barracuda ST 1TB - $109.99 Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 - $359.99 OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit - $99.99 Total: $1,487.89 m 0 l Outlander_04 March 27, 2012 5:48:28 AM a gaming graphics card is not a good choice for a photoshop build . Use a budget quaddro or firepro , and a 500 watt psu . The spinpoint is faster than the seagate so stick with it You will get performance gains using RAM with tighter timings I you are not using CS5 [ or later] you can use 8 gig of RAM m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New photoshop build please review and help decide on final components Forum SolvedPlease review the components that I have picked for my computer solution SolvedBuilding New Gaming Computer - Please Review & Advise solution SolvedReview my computer build please :) solution Solved$900 Computer Build- Please Review solution Photoshop computer build.....critiques please. Forum My First Computer Build - Please Review Forum SolvedBasic computing build for parents (Its under $250) please review and tell me if you would make any changes solution Final review of new system build for photoshop and gaming solution SolvedBuilding a Computer for Photoshop, 3ds Max and a bit of video editing. Budget $1000 - $1500. solution SolvedLooking for a multi tasking computer and graphic design (photoshop/blender) Budget 1000$ solution Building Computer for Friend. $1k build, review please. Forum SolvedTrouble Moving Photoshop CS6 to Computer solution Review a Budget Light Gaming/Desktop Computer Please Forum Computer Build, please review,1st time buyer Forum SolvedI want to play bf4, simcity, and run photoshop cc on my i3, 8gb ram computer. which graphics card (under 150$) should i buy? solution [New Build] Please review my budget gaming computer Forum Day Trading Computer Build - First Timer - Review My Build Please! Forum Gaming Computer for 510 Dollars, Please review before I buy Forum Please review my selected components for a AMD based computer. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !