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Old 07-24-2005, 10:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Dual core processor for Photoshop?

Planning to get a new desktop for general use plus photo editing using Photoshop CS, and I seldom play games.

Will there be significant difference to use a Pentium D Processor or is a P4 521 processor already good enough?

Is choosing between Dell 9100 and 5100.

Wanna save some money rather than getting high end model which I don't really need.


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Well if you plan on just using cs, you mainly need RAM. I recommend you build you're on for $400+ less than any Dell, and you can customize it your own way.

Find a socket 939 motherboard, pair it up w/ a AMD 3000+ Venice, find 1GB Value RAM, and find like a 9600 Pro or something.

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Old 07-24-2005, 11:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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In true macdude fashion, on my ONE THOUSANDTH POST (yay!), I am going to bash Dell.

Dell is evil. You can do much better on your own, building a machine (like one CS suggested above). But I would suggest the 6600 instead of the 9600 Pro.

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If you want to get a dell, check out www.slickdeals.com. They have some pretty good coupons.
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Old 07-24-2005, 12:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
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why not go with intel? theyre better for image rendering etc. right?
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