|Mar 6, 2011, 08:55 PM||#1|
Mac pro 2008 8-Core vs 2011 MBP 4-Core
I wanted to ask a question pertaining to my curiosity about replacing my current Mac Pro with these new MacBook Pros. My concern is mainly about the Ram. Currently I am using 18GB of the 800-mhz type, and need it for computer rendering. Most of the time, about 14-GB is all I need.
I am wondering that if with 8-GB of the 1333-mhz Ram, would that rival my current 18-GB? Or is capacity much more important than speed?
According to GeekBench, these Quad-Core MBP's benchmarked much higher than my Mac Pro Early 2008, 2.8-GHZ 8-Core. So it would seem that would suffice quite well.
|Apr 3, 2012, 09:56 AM||#2|
If you use 14GB of ram, you'll need at least 14GB of ram or will get paging
Intel: Late 2006 Mac Pro 2.66, Early 2008 MacBook Pro 2.4
PowerPC: Early 2001 Titanium PowerBook, Late 2001 iBook G3 500, 1999 B&W G3 400
ARM: iPad 4, iPhone 5
|Apr 3, 2012, 10:00 AM||#3|
You could always get the 4GB base model, and then install after market ram to get 16GB. Although I'd just wait another month or so and get a 2012 model that is rumored to be shipping any time now.
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