Sieneko said:Dang, what trade are YOU in? :shock:
I'm a professional systems administrator. They don't have a school for that, so I keep myself up to date by managing my own networks and doing my own research. I suppose I'm a glutton for punishment for doing this at home. We run something like 500+ machines in various farms at the office.
Mine SUCKS for what I'm trying to do with it:
- Intel P4 2.0ghz processor
- 256 MB RDRAM
- 160 Gig Hard drive
- nVidia Ge Force 4600 (I just -upgraded- to that last month)
- Er... 1 CD R/W drive and one CD R drive. And a floppy drive... >_>
It's a struggle for it to run Photoshop 5.5 LE! CS2 would probably EAT it... so it's just sitting on my desk. Waiting for me to build a better comp...
Get yourself to at least 512MB of ram and you'll be happier. 1GB will make you right as rain for CS2. Finding RDRAM at a reasonable price might hurt, but it will be cheaper than building a brand new computer. CS2 is something like $1200 these days, so another $150 for memory shouldn't be so bad. That's the only thing you're lacking for hardware.