1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 21, 2014 9:01 AM by JJMack

    New Photoshop CC 2014 Builds (PC Version)

    RobertoBlake Level 2

      This is the base for a build I'm working on for a high performance Photoshop computer that can take Photoshop to its limit and be scalable for the future upgrades. Let me know your thoughts and suggestions as well as what builds you are working on and what components are parts you recommend.


      Ultimate Photoshop CC Computer Components $2800

      • CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) $339
      • Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme9 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard – $353
      • RAM: 64GB kit  4X G.Skill AEGIS 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $155 each $620
      • HDD: 2 x Samsung Spinpoint F1 DT 1TB 3.5″ 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive – $69 each $138 total
      • SSD: 4 x Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5″ Solid State Drive – $115 each $460 total
      • Graphics card: Asus GeForce GTX 780 3GB DirectCU II Video Card – $450
      • Optical drive 1: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer – $80
      • Power supply unit: Cooler Master i700 700W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply – $79
      • Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case- $75
      • Operating system: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit – $130


      Here is a detailed breakdown in my blog that uses PCPartsPicker to configure builds and my explanations on why I picked my components.

        • 1. Re: New Photoshop CC 2014 Builds (PC Version)
          JJMack Most Valuable Participant

          Seems like a lot of money work and you have to do all the work and support.  For a little less here is what I got. All I had to do was pop in the Ram Plugin the usb3 4TG external and my old wacom tablet and display and install Photoshop. Came with 3yr service with OS installed.


          Dell Outlet Precision Fixed Workstation T5600, 825W Tower

          Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit Operating System DVD

          Processor: Intel Xeon Dual Six Core E5-2620 Processor (2.0GHz, 15M, 7.2 GT/s,Turbo)

          2GB NVIDIA Quadro 4000, Dual Monitor, 2DP & 1DVI (max resolution 2560x1600 two)

          8GB, DDR3 RDIMM Memory, 1600MHz, ECC (4 DIMMS)

          PERC H310 RAID Controller

          256 GB Solid State Drive

          500 GB SATA, 3.5 Inch, 10K Hard Drive

          8X DVD +/- RW Optical Drive

          English  Keyboard

          Dell USB Optical Mouse

          Precision T5600: 3 Year Basic Hardware Service with 3 Year


          $2,029.00 Dell Outlet       + $180 4TB external USB3 Disk  $316 32GB ECC memory  Total $2,525,00