Hopefully you guys could provide me with some much needed advice.
We're looking at purchasing a new office PC, which would primarily be used as a dedicated PDF printing machine as the processes have been slowing down other applications on our current desktops (which are fairly lacking on processing power). I was aiming to custom build to get the most for the money, but I wanted to know whether a graphics card has much impact on DTP tasks and printing speed, or whether it's purely down to the processor & RAM.
Currently our PC's are pushing out a fairly large manual at 6+ hours..
But after printing the same manual in a couple of other environments, we got the following results
We want to make sure that we aren't going to end up in the same position we are now with an insanely slow printing time - as often some change may need to be made to a manual post-printing and we end up losing another 6 hours.
We've put together the following parts, but any input would be very much appreciated (hopefully the link works)