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Systems to run Photoshop CC 2018 on a budget.

Release Date 1990-02-19
Developer Adobe
Publisher Adobe
Pricing Model Premium
Platforms Mac OS X, Windows
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Photoshop was created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll. Since then, it has become the de facto industry standard in raster graphics editing, to the point that Photoshop has become a generic trademark leading to its use as a verb such as "to Photoshop an image," "photoshopping" and "photoshop contest", though Adobe discourages such use.

Genres

Photo Editor, Raster Graphics Editor, Vector Graphics Editor

Tags

Automation, Brushes, Colouring, Creative, Filters, Guides, Layers, Lettering, Moddable, Pressure-Sensitive Stylus Support, Stroke Brushes, Toning

Pricing History

Judging by recent records, you can expect to pay around C$15 for Photoshop CC 2018 on a regular day, but here's how its price evolved during the last few months:

Current Offers

Compatible Ready-Made Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by Photoshop CC 2018'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 1-6 of 42 items.
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14-inch Netbook (82GW0047CF)

Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14-inch Netbook (82GW0047CF)

ranked #6 among Laptops priced under $500

Built for price-effectiveness above all, this laptop might still be worth a look if you're happy with products from the Microsoft store. It's not a po

Performance in selected Apps

Photoshop CC20th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck12th percentile
Versatility99th percentile
Power22th percentile
Storage Space24th percentile
Portability69th percentile
Battery Autonomy19th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, S Edition

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD 3020e

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$249. You could save 20% right now.
HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0008ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0008ca)

ranked #7 among Laptops priced under $500

This laptop is as modest as it gets, but if you need more versatility than a Chromebook can offer, this could be worth a look.

Luckily, this laptop

Performance in selected Apps

Photoshop CC20th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck10th percentile
Versatility66th percentile
Power22th percentile
Storage Space24th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy30th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, S Edition

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD 3020e

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$349.
Asus L410 14-inch NetBook (L410MA-SH01-CB)

Asus L410 14-inch NetBook (L410MA-SH01-CB)

ranked #8 among Laptops priced under $500

This laptop is all about cost-effectiveness, and if you're strapped for cash, it could be a compelling option, especially if you're a patient person c

Performance in selected Apps

Photoshop CC20th percentile

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck7th percentile
Versatility94th percentile
Power6th percentile
Storage Space24th percentile
Portability85th percentile
Battery Autonomy13th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, S Edition

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Celeron N4020

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$269.
Lenovo IdeaPad 3i 15-inch Laptop (82H801ECCF)

Lenovo IdeaPad 3i 15-inch Laptop (82H801ECCF)

This laptop was designed for cost-efficiency without sacrificing too much versatility. If you need a laptop for everyday tasks and want to avoid the c

Performance in selected Apps

Photoshop CC20th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck36th percentile
Versatility100th percentile
Power36th percentile
Storage Space43th percentile
Portability50th percentile
Battery Autonomy46th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Pentium Gold 7505

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$499. You could save 100% right now.
Asus VivoBook 15 M515 (M515DA-BS31-CB)

Asus VivoBook 15 M515 (M515DA-BS31-CB)

This laptop won't break any speed records, but it's a cost-effective solution to handle everyday homework and going online.

Performance in selected Apps

Photoshop CC20th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck8th percentile
Versatility41th percentile
Power34th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability56th percentile
Battery Autonomy6th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1366×798(1366 × 798, 1.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$549. You could save 100% right now.
HP 14-inch Laptop (14-dq2088ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-dq2088ca)

ranked #7 among Laptops priced $500-1000

If you need a laptop to handle simple homework efficiently without breaking the bank, this model could be the answer.

Performance in selected Apps

Photoshop CC20th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck35th percentile
Versatility60th percentile
Power41th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability81th percentile
Battery Autonomy76th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i3-1115G4

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$649. You could save 15% right now.