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2017 iMac 5K: How System Memory Needed for Photoshop?

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See the MPG review of the 2017 iMac 5K.

How much does adequate memory matter? A lot. Ordered with 8GB memory, the about $3099 4.2 GHz 2017 iMac 5K felt sluggish doing all sorts of things. It’s just not enough for any serious use, although web browsing and email are fine.

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But how much faster is it, with Photoshop? MPG set out to see how the extra memory matters for relatively undemanding Photoshop work (in terms of file size) up to huge jobs.

2017 iMac 5K: Photoshop Benchmarks, 64GB vs 8GB Memory

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2017 iMac 5K 4.2 GHz Pro580: 64GB vs GB memory
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