What computer to buy help?

  Panos123 11:52 09 Mar 2014

Hi guys,

In the past I've had both PC & MAC. I know I can get more bang for my buck with a PC.. but I'm really finding it hard to decide which to get, there is too much information for me to take in.

I look for the information and benchmark scores of various CPU performance, and keep going back and forth to compare with what's available. I am just very confused, and need help from someone who knows their stuff.

I work in Photoshop 5 days a week, and need a machine with has good CPU and enough ram so that I don't find myself waiting too long when working on massive/ multiple files.

My budget is around £500.. the less the better, but I do want something good. I was considering this:

click here was told this is very good too:

click here I have to consider which graphics cards to get. I don't think I need a great graphics card, but I do need to be able to access the Photoshop GPU enhancements (such as scrubby zoom). I will be running 1 monitor (when I buy it) from this machine, but possibly 2 in the future, both in portrait mode.

Please help.. that would be much appreciated!


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