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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 19-24 of 37 items.
Lenovo IdeaCentre 5i Desktop PC (90NA0001US)

Lenovo IdeaCentre 5i Desktop PC (90NA0001US)

ranked #7 among Stationary Computers priced over $1050

This desktop PC is an attractive choice to handle homework and enjoy the web for a reasonable price.

Your maintenance options are a bit limited bec

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck83th percentile
Versatility24th percentile
Power58th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability34th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

HP Pavilion Desktop (TP01-1009)

HP Pavilion Desktop (TP01-1009)

ranked #8 among Stationary Computers priced over $1050

This cost-effective computer is a compelling solution if you've been looking to dedicate some space at home for a workstation.

A few creative desig

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck83th percentile
Versatility20th percentile
Power64th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability32th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$899. You could save 5% right now.
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 Business Laptop (20TD003KUS)

Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 Business Laptop (20TD003KUS)

ranked #8 among Laptops priced over $950

With an evident focus on the needs of businesses, this laptop might not have the most exciting look, but it is proven tech in a sturdy, easy-to-mainta

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck67th percentile
Versatility54th percentile
Power63th percentile
Storage Space26th percentile
Portability1th percentile
Battery Autonomy77th percentile

Specs

Screen

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

CPU

Intel Core i5-1135G7

GPU

Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,099.
Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-73GS)

Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-73GS)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced over $950

If you've been looking for a laptop to play your favourite games, this one could be worth your while. It doesn't exactly sport the latest or greatest

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Serious Music Producer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck80th percentile
Versatility96th percentile
Power83th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability65th percentile
Battery Autonomy2th percentile

Specs

Screen

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

CPU

Intel Core i7-10750H

GPU

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1650 Ti, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,199.
HP Pavilion Gaming PC (TG01-2010)

HP Pavilion Gaming PC (TG01-2010)

ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced over $1050

This mass-produced Gaming PC achieves a compelling level of performance for the price. It's capable of handling PC Games as well as visual creation so

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck89th percentile
Versatility69th percentile
Power77th percentile
Storage Space26th percentile
Portability31th percentile

Specs

CPU

Ryzen 3 5300G

GPU

AMD Radeon RX 5500, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$899.
Asus ExpertBook P2451 14-inch laptop (P2451FA-Q73P-CB)

Asus ExpertBook P2451 14-inch laptop (P2451FA-Q73P-CB)

ranked #6 among Laptops priced over $950

This laptop is all about productivity and security, and thanks to straightforward construction and detailed maintenance instructions, it can also be q

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Serious Music Producer
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck71th percentile
Versatility71th percentile
Power62th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability79th percentile
Battery Autonomy72th percentile

Specs

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-10510U

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

16 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,320.