How does the MacBook handles Adobe CC?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by mrdeluxe, Jul 2, 2016.

  1. mrdeluxe macrumors newbie

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    Right now I have a 2010 13-inch MacBook Pro and Creative Cloud apps (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat) are so painfully slow I want to throw my computer out of a window (not to mention the dozens of background processes that merely having CC installed on my computer seems to create).

    I was really considering a 12-inch MacBook since the most that I use my computer these days is to write, browse the web, manage PDFs and build and present keynote slides. However, I do have the occasional need to do some light design work and I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with Creative Cloud installed on a MacBook (and what model do you have).

    Thank you!
     
  2. ShionoyaTamaki macrumors 6502

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    MacBook Pro (13-inch Early 2010) Intel Core 2 Duo
    Geekbench score
    P8800 - 2647
    P8600 - 2455

    Macbook (12-inch Early 2016) Intel Core-M
    Geekbench score
    m3-6y30 - 5086
    m5-6y54 - 5889
    m7-6y75 - 6807

    12" will be at least 2x faster.
     
  3. KohPhiPhi macrumors 6502a

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    My girlfriend has the new MacBook m7, and she does some PhotoShop with raw images and quite a few layers. Absolutely no slow down whatsoever. This little beauty is VERY snappy!
     
  4. mrdeluxe thread starter macrumors newbie

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    tbh 2x faster isn't fast enough… this is really slow with CC! :/

    That's great to hear! Do you know if she has Creative Cloud running?
     
  5. NJRonbo macrumors 68000

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    I have the standard m3 and it works great with Photoshop.
     
  6. jamies90 macrumors regular

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    I occasionally run CC InDesign and Illustrator on my 2015 rMB and it handles both quite well.
     
  7. ShionoyaTamaki macrumors 6502

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    That is measuring raw cpu power. Your old mbp is likely bogged down by other stuff you've installed over years and worse if you're still using spinning disk drive.
     

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