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    New MBP for imovie editing - suggestions please

    I have a mid 2012 mbp that is getting sluggish when editing or exporting my large video projects from imovie (sometimes up to 3 hours with photos) I currently have 16 GB and 750 GB and store my photos and movie libraries on external drives. I don't do gaming... mostly use MBP for imovie...
  2. Fraserh02

    Buy Mac Mini 2018 now or wait?

    Hello, I am looking to get the top end I7 Mac Mini from 2018. I was just wondering if you guys think it would be worth buying now or holding out and seeing if they do update it in Oct/November. They did take a very long time to update the last model, but it feels to me that this will be a...
  3. Groovykeys

    Ditch iMac Pro for iMac 2019 i9? Noise?

    I have an iMac Pro with 64 RAM and it is still in the return window. I'm wondering if I should consider ditching it for a i9 8 core 2019 iMac with similar specs and save about $1400 (by adding my own RAM from OWC). I have not seen any conclusive breakdowns saying if the new iMac i9 is having any...
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    iMac 2019 runs occasionally at 100°C? [Merged]

    With my former iMac I never bothered looking at things like temperatures and fan speeds. They said it just works, and it always did. But now in 2019 with all the stories about thermal throttling I wanted to see for myself if my new i9 iMac runs as smoothly as everyone says. I installed TG Pro...
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    Decided on a new Mac,now have a quick question about boot camp on external drive

    Hi good afternoon, So I’ve been thinking about what iMac to order and decided to get the 27 i9 with 580. I don’t need the vega gpu and prefer to save the money,I was scared that it will run too hot and loud but honestly after reading a lot of threads here I just can’t justify spending the extra...
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    Trying to decide between i9 and the i5 3.7(9600) and what the hell is multithreading ?

    Hello , Would love to hear your thoughts on this manner - Im a photographer who mostly uses Lightroom and some photoshop ,but want to future proof myself in case I do some video or gaming . I was pretty sure about getting the I9(3.6GHz 8-core Intel Core i9) but after reading some thoughts...
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    MBP i9 running hot?

    Hi all, I purchased a MBP i9 back in November. I've noticed that doing basic tasks, such as browsing the web, the notebook gets quite warm. If i start watching a youtube video, the fans kick at full blast. I've got an i7 provided by work and i'm sure it never gets as hot as the i9. I've seen...
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    MacBook Pro 2018 Failed Fans (High spec i9)

    Bought a new 2018 MBP in Aug, already got issues with the fans failing not able to run at high RPMs. They constantly click every 20 seconds. This is the most highly spec'd MBP you can purchase and it's a truckload of S**T. What were they thinking of sticking an i9 in such a slimline body? The...
  9. zedsdeadbaby

    Q: For 2018 MBP users working in Logic, Premiere, Live, etc

    I have a 2018 MacBook Pro I purchased this fall. I'm wondering if others with the same model, who use programs like Logic, Ableton or Pro Tools, or, Adobe Premiere are seeing the following behavior: The speakers and headphones no longer work as a single built-in audio device. (This does not...
  10. Rasta4i

    Sustained Workload, FCPX Performance MacBook Pro 15" 2018

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to decide between getting a base MacBook Pro 15 inch or an i9. However to make these kind of decisions I need to know how they perform under extended load not a geektest benchmark also I haven't seen many useful tests since apple issued the patch that got the thermal...
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    2.9GHz i9 processor Worth the upgrade?

    I am looking at getting a new 15" MBP and I would like peoples opinions as to whether you think the extra £270 for the 2.9GHz i9 processor is worth it over the 2.6GHz i7. What do use the machine for? Well I do a lot of photo editing using photoshop as well as hooking up my guitar, I am not...
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    MacBook Pro 15 I9 2018 Fan Spinup

    I just got the MacBook Pro 15 I9 2018 with 1TB HD and 32GB of ram. I have noticed that when you boot the machine or restart it the fans spin up to 3500RPM and the temp of at least one of the cores on processor spikes to 200 degrees or more. This lasts for a few seconds and then the fans...