Buying a mac pro - few questions

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by Previse, Jul 6, 2014.

  1. Previse macrumors member

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    Alright guys im buying a mac pro in place of my mac mini. Gonna be used as a server, heavy renderer and an HTPC at the same time.

    Does it output 3d? I see hdmi 1.4, is it 1.4 1.4a or 1.4b
    How well does it handle ( Heat wise ) the heavy loads /usage?

    thanks!
     
  2. sebseb macrumors 6502

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    As the HDMI port goes, I think it's a 1.4a , since the rMBP is 1.4a.

    And as heat goes, I haven't heard anyone complain about heat issues on the nMP. The engineers have done a great job, the thermal core and the big fan seem to keep the whole system cool!
     
  3. ZnU macrumors regular

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    It does not output 3D.

    We run our 12C under heavy workloads for many hours at a stretch doing major video transcoding jobs and rendering color sessions out of Resolve (the latter heavily taxes both GPU and CPU simultaneously), and the machine holds up fine.
     

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