Mac Air for Adobe Lightroom editing

Started Feb 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Len_Gee Veteran Member • Posts: 9,389
Mac Air for Adobe Lightroom editing


I just purchased LR3.

I have an 27" iMac at home that I use for image post processsing and inkjet printing of my "keepers". I am not a pro, just a hobbyist.

So, I need to purchase a laptop, and thinking Mac Air either 11" or 13" for reviewing photos and maybe some light editing in LR3 while on the road. It would also be used for surfing the internet and email as well.

Should I look at the i5 or i7 processsor? Highest RAM speed? Do I need that? Will it make a significant difference to the overall performance of the laptop?

Is there any reason I need to look at the Mac Book Pro for my needs?

What is your suggestion that I get?

11" or 13"? There is a rumour a 15" MB Air will be released next month, March. Should I wait?

I'm thinking 256 gigs of HD should be plenty for what I need for pics until I get home and transfer them to my iMac and external HD.

Can you recommend a good Mac Air configuration?

Thank you for you help and advice.

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