Under $1,000: Five PCs That Can Handle Your Toughest Photo Editing

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You don’t have to spend a fortune on a PC for photo editing.

Tired of your current desktop or laptop sounding like a jet engine while photo editing in Lightroom, Capture One 12, or any other photo editing software? If so, it may be time for a new computer, but don’t be fooled into thinking that you need to drop a few grand to get a machine that can get the job done. If you’re in the market for a pre-built desktop PC, or a laptop that will get through tough photo editing sessions like a boss, check out this roundup of computers that cost less than $1,000 each. Continue reading…

The 5 Best Laptops For Photographers: 15″ and Up (Mid 2017)

We recently shared our picks for the top laptops for photographers with screens under 14-inches: a very common size for photographers who travel often. In today’s post we are going to take a look at laptops with screens 15-inches and up. These laptops are not limited to dual core processors and integrated graphics like the 14-inch and below models are (the Surface Book being the one exception in the GPU category), which means you can get quite a bit more performance out of these machines.

The catch is, the more processing power you want, the more weight you will have to carry around and the less time you will be able to use your laptop on battery power. So it is all about finding that nice happy medium between performance and portability, render time vs battery time. We have gone through and chosen our top 5 picks for photographers based on criteria we feel is important for image processing including; screen resolution, color accuracy, processor (count/speed), and ram.
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