Adobe Photoshop/Photoshop on Celeron

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Hi.  I want to buy a computer and on a budget. I would just like to know if Adobe Photoshop runs on an Intel Celeron N2830 processor? I need photoshop for my busines.

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Hi Seth,

Here are the requirements for the most recent versions of Adobe Photoshop:

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/system-requirements.html

The Intel Celeron N2830 is not a good choice for Photoshop. I'm assuming you are looking at an Acer laptop based on the chip. While affordable, that laptop series is built for basic computer functions, like word processing and internet browsing. The clock speeds for the Intel Celeron N series are not up to snuff with the Intel Pentium 4, which can cause a lag in Photoshop operations.

Thanks!

Kevin

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Kevin Stohlmeyer

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I am an Adobe Certified Instructor, Adobe Community Professional and Adobe Freelance Professional. I travel nationally speaking on Adobe Creative Suite applications, including Illustrator and design. I can answer questions about Adobe Illustrator version CS1 through the all-new Creative Cloud.

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I am an Adobe Certified Instructor for Adobe Photoshop and have been teaching this software in college/higher education and for an Adobe Authorized Training Center since 2000. I have been an active user of Adobe Photoshop as a professional graphic designer and retoucher since 1994. I also am a published author for Adobe Inspire Magazine, writing articles on Creative Suite applications including Photoshop, Illustrator and the Adobe Touch apps.

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Adobe Freelancers Program Adobe Influencers Program Milwaukee Adobe Users Group AIGA National Association of Photoshop Professionals C2 Graphics Productivity Solutions

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Adobe Inspire Magazine Adobe.com Photoshop User Magazine Layers Magazine

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BA - Graphic Design Adobe Certified Instructor - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Adobe Community Professional - Adobe Creative Suite

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Member, Adobe Influencers Program and Adobe Freelancer Member Spotlight, National Association of Photoshop Professionals, November 2011 Runner-Up, The Next Adobe Photoshop Evangelist contest, 2010, 2011 Runner-Up Layers Magazine Design Contest

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Harley Davidson, Reader's Digest, GE Medical Division, Kohl's Corporate, Bon-Ton/Boston Stores, Cramer-Krasselt, Marquette University, AIGA, Mattel/American Girl, Photoshop World

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