7200 RPM HDD or Dedicated Graphics for Photoshop CS5 Tags: Photoshop Hard Drives Graphics Laptops Last response: May 11, 2010 10:53 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share atanuray May 8, 2010 2:54:52 PM Hi all, I need help to decide which notebook to buy. My choice is between 1) Compaq CQ62-106TU -- i5 -430M/4 GB DDR3/500 Gb 7200 RPM/Intel HD Graphics --- Price INR. 39,500.00 ($ 878) 2) Acer Aspire 5740G -- i5 -430M /4 GB DDR3/500 Gb 5400 RPM/ 1 GB ATI 5650 or 5470 --- Price INR. 42,000.00 ($ 934) One has 7200 RPM HDD and integrated HD graphics and the other has 5400 RPM HDD and 1 GB dedicated graphics. My main use would be heavy Photoshop CS5 with multiple layers + coreldraw/Illustrator simultaneously. Then multimedia including viewing HD AVC/VC1 through HDMI and occasional games. Any advise will be appreciated. More about : 7200 rpm hdd dedicated graphics photoshop cs5 buwish a b D Laptop May 11, 2010 3:00:08 AM I'd shoot for the dedicated graphics when using Photoshop. I don't think that you'll be too constrained by the 5400 rpm hard drive. mibix19 May 11, 2010 10:53:15 PM Also try for as much system ram as possible. This will help with things like rendering etc. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed Advice for a Photoshop CS5 first time build ForumBudget PhotoShop CS5 workstation ForumWill This Computer Work For CS5 ? ForumGraphics Card for Photoshop CS5 Forum$800-$1200 Photoshop /video editing PC ForumNew Build hi-performance Photoshop PC for USD $2500-$3000 ForumMy Photoshop Dedicated Build ForumPhotoshop CS5 Beta 3D won't work with some Graphic cards ForumHelp 3 Compu $2500-3000 Photoshop /Illustraor, NAS and budget gaming ForumFirst time builder/ Photoshop CS5 ForumNew build, primarily adobe CS5 oriented. Critique? ForumSystem to handel CS5 + 0000's Photos ForumVideo Editing with Adobe Creative Suite 5 ( CS5 ) ForumBack light or Inverter? ForumBest laptop for graphics on a tight budget... till i can do better! Forum[Solved] Is it worth it to upgrade the graphics ForumQuestion about Alienware M15x Graphics Cards ForumWill the Dell Studio XPS 16 be able to run Photoshop or Maya? ForumLooking for great gaming laptop, prive isn't an issue, nor is weight. I was loo ForumBetter laptop processor for Photoshop and a little bit of gaming? More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !