The Photoshop Workstation is optimized for the single-threaded nature of Photoshop. It is built around the high frequency Intel i7 CPU rather than the higher core count AMD counterparts. It also supports up to 64 GB of RAM, NVIDIA GeForce or Quadro video cards, and multiple storage options making it suitable for working with even very large images.
Does Photoshop need a Quadro card? Photoshop works great with a Quadro card, but whether you need one depends on if you want support for 10-bit displays, as this functionality is currently not available with the GeForce series.
The HDPlex H5 is the best performing fanless heatsink-case pc, able to cool a wide variety of processors. The case measures 13.9×16.9×4.0 inches (LxWxH). The H5 case is a heatsink that directs heat from the internal parts to the outside of the case through either 8 or 16 heatpipes. It is compatible with all motherboard sizes and processors with TDPs of up to 95W. There is space for up to 4 2.5″ storage drives. It is compatible with graphics cards or other PCIe expansion cards. The case has a 3.5 mm audio jack, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports, and a power on/off button on its right side. It is compatible with external power supplies.
This configuration includes an Asus motherboard, an Intel i7 processor, 32 GB of DDR4 RAM, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB graphics card, 1.5 TB of solid state storage, a 330 W external power supply, and Windows 10 Pro.
The i7-8700 processor has the following specs:
# of Cores – 6
# of Threads – 12
Base Frequency/Core – 3.2 GHz
Turbo Frequency/Core – 4.6 GHz
Cache – 12 MB
TDP – 65 W
Integrated Graphics – Intel HD 630
Passmark Benchmark – 15,279
Passmark Graphics Benchmark – 1,233
The GTX 1060 6 GB graphics card has the following specs:
# of CUDA Cores – 1,280
Base/Boost Frequency – 1,506/1,708 MHz
Memory – 6 GB GDDR5
TDP – 120 W
Passmark Graphics Benchmark – 8,713
Ports – DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, & DVI-D
1 DC Power Connector
1 PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
2 USB 2.0 Ports
1 COM Port
1 D-Sub Port
1 HDMI 1.4b Port
1 RJ45 Port w/ Intel I219V
2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Ports
3 Analog Audio Jacks w/ Realtek ALC887