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Windows Laptop Suggestions for Light-room CC ?

George Burrows

Drummer Photographer
Joined
Feb 5, 2017
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Location
Cedar Rapids
Lightroom Experience
Beginner
Lightroom Version
Cloud Service
Lightroom Version
CC
Operating System
Windows 10
I use a PC as my main source to edit photos and save photos on a NAS. I was thinking a Laptop would help me on the road at gigs to edit and publish photos. I do know what brand, type or specs to rum LRCC efficiently. Any suggstions? Thank You-George
 
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Location
Houston, TX USA
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Power User
Lightroom Version
Classic 8
The "Cloudy" version of Lightroom is now called just "Lightroom". The CC term has been dropped. All processing is done locally and the image files stored in the Adobe cloud. A NAS does not come into play although you can also store a copy of the original on a local network drive.
You do not need a particularly robust set-up to run Lightroom (Cloudy) or Lightroom Classic (the Desktop version). A quad core machine with at least 16 GB of RAM and about 100 GB of free space for temporary files will meet your needs . You can get by with a Dual Core machine with 8GB of RAM but "more is better". A GPU that meets Adobe's specs is desirable but not essential.
 
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