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Post by Telpelin » Mon May 12, 2008 9:32 pm

So I'm needing a laptop for school. And I would really like it to run Photoshop decently. As in, it will load in less than five minutes. And let me use the brush tool without making the screen blank out for two minutes, then refresh, and have my tablet's amazing powers be nullified by being retardedly slow and making all my lines STRAIGHT instead of CURVED... :evil: *sigh*


but i digress.


so can any of you purportedly brilliant peoples point me in the right direction? also if it could run the sims 2 that would be pretty nice :D


and if this is in the wrong category, im not surprised, and sorry in advance
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Re: Photoshop

Post by Sovereign » Mon May 12, 2008 9:38 pm

You'll want a Core2Duo for sure, and an 8600GT-M. 2GB (even 4GB) of RAM would be good. I run Photoshop CS3 on 2GB RAM on my laptop without issue, although it certainly likes more. I'd say go for Dell's Outlet Store to save money (avoid Scratch 'N Dent, those have really obvious cosmetic defections). If you want a new machine, personally I'm a Dell guy but I won't take a blood oath to the company...
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Post by Alathald » Mon May 12, 2008 9:50 pm

I'd also suggest a C2D from Dell and 4Gb of RAM if you like your graphics programs fast :P

Other than that, Dell should be able to set you up nicely.
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Re: Photoshop

Post by stopthekilling77 » Mon May 12, 2008 10:51 pm

Alathald wrote:I'd also suggest a C2D from Dell and 4Gb of RAM if you like your graphics programs fast :P

Other than that, Dell should be able to set you up nicely.
either that or maybe the whitebook over at zzf http://forums.legitreviews.com/about14883.html

dell would come preloaded with junk :shrug:

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Re: Photoshop

Post by ibleet » Mon May 12, 2008 10:53 pm

The Dell laptop in my sig will easily run photoshop and the Sims 2.

Who cares about bloatware, just do what I always do...reinstall the OS as soon as it arrives. :mrgreen:

I picked it up from the Dell outlet store a while back and have had no issues as of yet.

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Post by Alathald » Tue May 13, 2008 7:16 am

stopthekilling77 wrote:either that or maybe the whitebook over at zzf http://forums.legitreviews.com/about14883.html
I'll second that, just don't let Ian near it :P jk, jk...

Seriously though, you can get a killer laptop with that whitebook builder for under a grand (just install your own OS), only thing is you have to assemble it yourself, which I'm sure your bro would be more than happy to do...that's probably the route I'll go when I need a laptop.
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Post by Sparky » Tue May 13, 2008 7:38 am

Dell laptop in my sig runs Phtoshop Elements 6 flawlessley.
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Re: Photoshop

Post by bubba » Tue May 13, 2008 8:29 am

Telpelin what tablet do you use? I'm going to start back up drawing again here in the near future and thinking about trying out digital side of it.

I'm leaning towards a wacom Intuos3 6x8.
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Re: Photoshop

Post by DMB2000uk » Tue May 13, 2008 10:21 am

Wacoms are great, I have their little A5 bamboo. And it has pretty much replaced my mouse :mrgreen:

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Re: Photoshop

Post by Telpelin » Tue May 13, 2008 2:20 pm

I use a Wacom..dunno what kind it is tho XD Its small and blue? I should probably get a new one eventually, but not any time soon. And thanks for all the help!
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Post by dicecca112 » Tue May 13, 2008 4:11 pm

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