Anyone who uses Photoshop all the time is looking to speed it up—especially, if you’re like me, you’re regularly working on images larger than 200MB. The most obvious tip? Buy a new Mac Pro and load it up with 3GB to 5GB of RAM.

“Sure Jim, just send me the moolah and I’ll get right on it,” you’re probably thinking. Well, I don’t have the money either, but I do have a few tips to help you speed things up without spending any of your cash.