iMac Pro vs 2014 Retina iMac in Civilization VI

I was intending to do a full comparison between the two – charts and all – until I discovered that the performance is almost identical. Which is quite disappointing, since the Vega64 in the 10-core iMac Pro is dramatically faster than the Radeon R9 M295X in the 2014 Retina iMac. On maximum settings – 2560×1440… Read more

iMac Pro first impressions

10-core w/ Vega64.  Upgrading from a 2014 Retina iMac. Relatively briefly, and in no particular order: I don’t see why the very slightly different colour scheme, vs the regular iMacs, is such a big deal to some people.  Yes, it’s fairly obviously a different colour.  No, it doesn’t really look any better (nor worse) than… Read more

iMac Pro benchmarks & performance evaluations

Bare Feats – What If You Had A TITAN Xp Attached To Your iMac Pro? (Vega64) Blender – BMW Scene GPU DaVinci – Playback/Render 3NR FPS Rise of the Tomb Raider – 2560×1440 High Bare Feats – Rise of Tomb Raider: iMac Pro versus Mac Pro (8-core, Vega64) Rise of the Tomb Raider 1920×1080 High 2560×1440 High 3840×2160… Read more