My 7-year-old computer broke down (hardware failure) and it's time for a new one. My current camera is a Nikon D80, which produces 10 megapixel files. I know that an Intel i5 is adequate for that, but I might get a new camera in the following months.
I'm looking at either Nikon D750 or D800. That's 24 and 36 megapixel respectively.
I'm trying to figure out what kind of a machine would I need to comfortably process 25mp and 36mp RAW photos in Lightroom 6. So I'm actually asking for two specs.
So what kind of a CPU (Intel and AMD are both acceptable), RAM, and VGA (LR 6 can take advantage of the GPU) would I need to process 25mp photos, and 36mp photos?
I know that an SSD is a must, and if you think it matters, you can also suggest a motherboard.
I know that the display is very important, but it belongs to another post.
Please check the below mentioned system requirements for Lightroom.
That's the system requirements. I'm gonna need a lot more than that to process 24 or 36 mp files without having the system to lag.