The Coloristos ColorCast 15 - New Mac Pro

In this Episode of the ColorCast, the Coloristos benchmark the 2013 Mac Pro and discuss it’s performance results compared to a 2010 12-Core model with Resolve 10 using a number of different GPUs in both OS X Mountain Lion and Mavericks.

They cover the pros and cons of buying a 2013 Mac Pro versus upgrading a 2010 machine, and discuss the major points that colorists and online editors will want to consider before purchase including 4K Playback, RED debayer, and Sapphire OFX plugin performance.

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Full test details, along with a downloadable PDF of the test results is available on

The Coloristos ColorCast is a monthly podcast about Film and Television Color Grading, Color Science, and Post-Production. If you’re interested or involved in color grading, finishing, and digital intermediate post-production, this show is for you.

The Coloristos are:

Josh Petok, a colorist working on reality and episodic television in Los Angeles.
Juan Salvo, a colorist and online editor for films and commercials in New York.
Jason Myres, a colorist and post-production engineer in Los Angeles.