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  1. Posts : 26
    Windows 10 Home (x64)
       #11

    That Acer looks perfect for your needs. I looked at your original specs, and thought, seriously? This guy wants to do photo editing and "needs" 16 GB RAM? 8 will do you fine. I recommend 8 as a bare minimum for modern systems (regular boring usage like photo editing, taxes, etc) or 16 as a bare minimum for gaming systems. Honestly, you could go with an i3 and be perfectly fine. I got an i3 and am happy with it, $290 USD cheaper, runs just as good, if not better. You do not need anything beyond Intel HD graphics for photo editing.
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  2. Posts : 430
    Win 10
       #12

    get 4 x 4gb sticks of ram so you can run quad channel , just for bragging rights its not that buch faster in real terms

    edit forget it your mobo only has 2 dimm slots
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  3. Posts : 430
    Win 10
       #13

    dafydd said:
    Okay thanks to all,Been having second thoughts after reading all u'r advice.

    The one thing that I would like to have is a ssd for the c drive then all documents etc on another internal drive.

    Do you have any thoughts on this on.Please.



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    absolutely on the ssd once you get one youll never be able to go back
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