RAM vs CPU for Lightroom ?

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RAM vs CPU for Lightroom ?

Should I select Should I select

Intel Core i5-7440HQ (Quad Core 2.80GHz, 3.80GHz Turbo, 6MB 45W, w/Intel HD Graphics 630) and 16GB, 2x8GB, 2400MHz DDR4 Non-ECC SDRAM
or

go for

Intel Core i7-7700HQ (Quad Core 2.80GHz, 3.80GHz Turbo, 6MB 45W, w/Intel HD Graphics 630) and 8GB, 1x8GB, 2400MHz DDR4 Non-ECC SDRAM

Which Graphics card I should choose

NVIDIA Quadro M1200 w/4GB GDDR5 or NVIDIA Quadro M2200 w/4GB GDDR5 ? I will not be using any 4K Display.

My camera is Canon 70D, with upgrade plan to buy A7 III in 3-4years time.

https://www.dell.com/en-us/work/shop/dell-laptops-and-notebooks/precision-7520/spd/precision-15-7520-laptop/xctop752015_us_sapp/configurations?ref=1517_customize&selectionState=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

Canon EOS 70D Sony a7 III
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