M1 MacBook Pro versus other Macs running DaVinci Resolve 17
December 8th, 2020 by rob-ART morgan, mad scientist
How fast does the M1 MacBook Pro do playback of 4K with Temporal NR added -- compared to desktop Macs?
2019 Mac Pro (Vega II Duo) = 12-core CPU, Vega II Duo GPU
2019 Mac Pro (Vega II) = 12-core CPU, Vega II GPU
2017 iMac Pro (Pro Vega 64) = 8-core CPU, Pro Vega 64 GPU
2013 Mac Pro (FirePro D700s) = 8-core GPU, FirePro D700 GPUs
2020 M1 MacBook Pro = 13-inch, 8-Core CPU, 8-core GPU
All Mac Desktops ran macOS Catalina; the M1 ran macOS Big Sur
DaVinci Resolve 17.1 beta 4
Playback 4K RED project with Temporal NR set to Faster, Medium, 25 Luma, 25 Chroma, 50 Motion, and 50 Blend. (HIGHER Frames per Second = FASTER)
WHAT DID WE LEARN?
The M1 MacBook Pro was slower than all the desktop Macs.
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