Can the SP3 i3 64GB run Adobe CC?

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  1. peruna96

    peruna96 New Member

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    Can the SP3 i3 64GB run Adobe CC (mainly Photoshop and Illustrator)?

    I want to spend the least amount necessary to draw/design, while I travel.

    I am trying to decide whether to just upgrade to an iPad Air 2 and use Adobe's apps, upload and work on my desktop at home OR purchase the SP3 i3.

    Any advice?

    Thanks in advance
     
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    MartyB New Member

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    I run CC on mine. Not having any issues. I'm using Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, all 64 bit.
     
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    MartyB,

    Thanks for the info.

    With your SP3 i3, are you using Photoshop with 1-2 other apps side by side and switch between them seamlessly?

    Just curious if Photoshop is pushing the limits.

    Thanks again!
     
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    I can do that. It's not usually how I get things done -- that happens more with InDesign-- but it works just fine. The most popular i5 models have the same amount of RAM as this one.

    What I would say is that this machine allows you to get real work done on the go -- and having the pen is a really neat feature for illustrator and photoshop -- in a way that few machines can best. There are scenarios where you'll want to use your desktop, but this machine is perfectly capable. There is a speed difference between the i5 and the i3, but for me personally I do not actually need the extra speed for what I do on the go and when I really need computing power, I'd head for the desktop anyway. The i3 works just fine, stays cool and quiet.
     

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