Hello, i am looking forward to buy the new CS5 Designer collection and some new hardware to work with. I didnt decide for a workstation sync i am a gaming fan too. I ordered this components: i7 950, ASUS P6T SE, 6GB OCZ BLADE, ssd OCZ RevoDrive 120gb and ASUS 570 gtx.
I mostly work with Illustrator, Photoshop and sometimes InDesign (cs2 atm), doing whole business graphics (logos, cards...), catalogues, drawing and illustrating... etc.
The questions are:
1. Altho it is not a workstation, can i expect good performance and fast reaction sync using a SSD drive for operation system and ADOBE installments?
2. Is 6gb of ram enough for working ( with catalogue, large drawings in photoshop etc or many objects in illustrator...) or should i get 12gb?
3. i suppose 570 gtx is supported in the CS5 right?
4. What differences can i expect against a workstation?
Thank you for your time.
Although directed at video editing, PPBM5 Benchmark can show you some interesting setups.
6 GB is pretty low, 12 GB would be better. What about all your other hard disks? The GTX 570 works with CS5.
Main disk is SSD RevoDrive 120gb, then i have two raptorX 150gb and two normal SATA disks of about 1TB space in total for storage.
I did some scrolls of your replyes and found out a post about rams Corsair Vengeance 12GB 1600Mhz cl9 KIT. They seemed fine for me at a nice cost so I ordered 12gb for now sync they are fresh on market. If ill need another 12gb in the future.
Btw, operation system will be Windows 7 64-bit ultimate retail ofc.