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Systems to run Affinity Designer on a budget.

Release Date 2018-03-01
Developer Serif
Publisher Serif
Pricing Model Premium
Platforms Mac OS X, Windows
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Affinity Designer has been described as an Adobe Illustrator alternative. It is compatible with common file formats, including Adobe Illustrator (AI), Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Adobe Photoshop (PSD), Portable Document Format (PDF), and Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) formats. The application can also import data from some Adobe FreeHand files (specifically versions 10 & MX).

Genres

Desktop Publishing, Page Layout Editor, Vector Graphics Editor

Tags

2D, Brushes, Colouring, Creative, Free Trial, Layers, Lettering, Line Smoothing, Page Layout, Precise Measurements, Prepress, Pressure-Sensitive Stylus Support, Stabilization, Stroke Brushes, Toning, Typography

Pricing and Current Offers

Compatible Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by Affinity Designer's developers. So it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

Showing 7-12 of 37 items.
Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

ranked #1 among Laptops priced $425-950

Suppose you're craving your favourite PC game or need to get some graphical work done in places where a desktop PC would be impractical. In that case,

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck93th percentile
Versatility90th percentile
Power70th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability1th percentile
Battery Autonomy54th percentile

Specs

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Acer Aspire TC-895 Desktop PC (TC-895-ES11)

Acer Aspire TC-895 Desktop PC (TC-895-ES11)

ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced under $1050

This cost-efficient desktop PC could be the right choice to handle everyday tasks like browsing the web, word processing and more.

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck75th percentile
Versatility45th percentile
Power58th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability22th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$799. You could save 25% right now.
Acer Aspire C 27 All-in-One Desktop (C27-962-EB11)

Acer Aspire C 27 All-in-One Desktop (C27-962-EB11)

ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced under $1050

This space-saving PC is a tempting choice for small or public spaces and it could be just the ticket for homework, productivity and even more.

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Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck58th percentile
Versatility67th percentile
Power52th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability6th percentile

Specs

Screen

27", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1035G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

12 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,299. You could save 28% right now.
Samsung Galaxy Book S (NP767XCM-K01CA)

Samsung Galaxy Book S (NP767XCM-K01CA)

ranked #4 among Laptops priced $425-950

With a focus on ease of transportation and battery autonomy, this laptop is an excellent travel companion, even if you need to remain productive away

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck49th percentile
Versatility89th percentile
Power43th percentile
Storage Space26th percentile
Portability94th percentile
Battery Autonomy84th percentile

Specs

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core i5-L16G7

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$919.
Lenovo IdeaCentre 3 90MV009NUS Tower Desktop (90MV009NUS)

Lenovo IdeaCentre 3 90MV009NUS Tower Desktop (90MV009NUS)

ranked #8 among Stationary Computers priced under $1050

This computer is a good fit for homework, web search, as well as typical productivity.

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer44th percentile

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck40th percentile
Versatility6th percentile
Power33th percentile
Storage Space26th percentile
Portability32th percentile

Specs

CPU

AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$649.
HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop (13-ay0007ca)

HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop (13-ay0007ca)

ranked #2 among Laptops priced over $950

This versatile 2-in-1 laptop is a great candidate for productivity on the go, study or even travel.

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck97th percentile
Versatility88th percentile
Power73th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability89th percentile
Battery Autonomy85th percentile

Specs

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics

Memory

8 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,149. You could save 17% right now.