Photoshop: Ideal laptop hardware requirements

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Hello, this may have already been answered, but the details were a bit sketchy. My wife wants a laptop with the ability to run Photoshop. I’m looking for ideal/suggested hardware, not necessarily minimum requirements. Can anyone help? TIA
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Take a look at this post: (Still apply for latest version of PS)

Basically: 64 bit OS, as much RAM as you can afford, fast CPU, fast SSD (or raided drives), discreet Graphics Card (with its own dedicated RAM, not an integrated card which shares memory).
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You might consider the Microsoft Surface Book Pro (not Surface 3 or Surface 4), see this review: