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Finding a Budget Laptop for Photoshop

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Nehemoth    24
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Hi.

I'm trying to help a friend to get a laptop on the budget that can run Photoshop well. She was using an old Dell Inspiron until some days ago when a burglar decided that he/she need it more than her.

So the budget would be 750US Dollars. As someone who lives in the Caribbean this is a lot of money for a teacher.

So I began to looking for laptops with AMD 2500U processor, as I'm under the impression that it could do the job very well BUT I realized a lot of has changed these past few years and I don't know what could be better and let's not talk about the GPU (Vega? or RX?, Nvidia 950? Nvidia 1050? Nvidia 1050TI?).

 

She wants a 15" Display (or bigger)

World prefer a 250ish SSD HDD (She has an external drive) but a combination with another Internal HDD would be preferable.

Battery shouldn't be a concern as she won't be without power for a long time.

She wouldn't mind the design BUT would prefer a non-gamer design.

 

So far, I've found these options  [not in particular order] and would like a little help.

 

Acer Aspire 7 A715-71G-71L2 15.6" FHD GTX 1050

 

Dell Inspiron T8TJG 15" 7567

 

Acer Aspire17.3 E5-774G

 

Dell Gaming Laptop G3579-5941BLK-PUS G3 15 3579

 

ASUS M580VD-EB54 VivoBook 15.6"

 

Dell Gaming Laptop - 15" G3579-7989BLK-PUS

 

Acer - Nitro 5 15.6"

 

Thank you in advance, really appreciate it

 

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Mindovermaster    1,524
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Uh, Gaming and Photoshop do not go well with each other.

 

What is she doing with Photoshop? If she is just cropping pictures, you don't need a strong computer to do that.

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