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.
Full test details, along with a downloadable PDF of the test results is available on LiftGammaGain.com:
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.