Chapter Two. The Computer

A significant improvement in performance with Lightroom and Photoshop will be achieved if you have a computer that can comfortably handle the software and today’s high-resolution DSLR camera files. Needless to say, the fastest computers and laptops currently available are the best choice for processing and archiving a large volume of images. Your computer will benefit from having as much RAM memory as you can pack into your system. I recommend you have at least 2GB of RAM installed on your computer, and 4GB is better.

Having said that let’s look at the gear requirements suggestions for working with Lightroom and Photoshop.

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