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Recommended Systems for Adobe Lightroom



Lightroom Workstation


High-powered, quiet system

  • High frequency Intel Core i7 CPU
  • Supports up to 64GB of RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce/Quadro video card
  • Default of 10 total USB ports (1 USB 3.1, 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, 8 USB 3.0)

Based on the Puget Systems Serentiy, this quiet system has the fastest CPU available for the majority of Lightroom tasks and supports up to 64GB of RAM.


About this System

There are so many different models, brands, and revisions of hardware that choosing the right components for your system can be a huge challenge. We've taken the time to perform in-depth analysis of Lightroom to determine exactly what kind of hardware is needed for the CPU, RAM, and video card. This ensures that you will be getting a system that has all the capabilities you need without spending money on components that will not be beneficial.

Lightroom Workstation

We have found that most aspects of Lightroom are only moderately efficient at using multiple CPU cores. Because of this, our Lightroom Workstation uses a high frequency Quad core Intel Core i7 processor in order to provide the best overall performance in Lightroom. It also comes default with a mid-range NVIDIA video card which provides performance gains in Lightroom CC and Lightroom 6 when performing image editing actions in the Develop module.

This system is built around our popular Serenity certified system and includes all the optimizations for quiet operations that are found on that system. 


Looking for more detail on our testing methods and why we chose this hardware for Lightroom? View our list of Recommended Hardware!

Why Choose Puget Systems?

Highly Reliable Product Line

All components in our product line are reviewed weekly. Any trends in failure rates are acted upon immediately, leaving us with a highly reliable product line that continues to improve. We do not add a part to our product line unless we feel we can stand behind it. This results in a high quality custom computer, that works as it should. You can feel confident that any selection you make on our website is a quality product.

Fast Build Times

By keeping inventory of our most popular parts, and maintaining a short supply line to parts we need, we are able to offer an industry leading ship time of 5-7 business days on nearly all our system orders.

We're Here, Give Us a Call!

We make sure our representatives are as accessible as possible, by phone and email. At Puget Systems, you can actually talk to a real person! We understand that personal service must be a priority for small businesses on the web. We are happy to provide as much help as you need, with no obligation to order. We understand that the best way to have satisfied customers is to help them make informed decisions before they buy!

Lifetime Support/Labor Warranty

When you buy a custom computer from Puget Systems, we are here to help you for life. Even when your parts warranty expires, we continue to answer your questions and even fix your computer with no labor costs.

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