View Full Version : New dual 6core MacPro

Rich Schaefer
02-02-2010, 12:20 PM
I am assuming RedCineX will eventually support the upcoming new 6 cores/12 threads MacPro systems?

http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/02/02/intel_6_core_i7_powered_mac_pro_rumored_to_launch_ this_month.html

Dose any one know or want to guess. I am thinking of waiting for them.

Thanks Much,

Bruce Allen
02-02-2010, 12:32 PM
Support... yes. Faster? Might have to wait for that.

I'd be tempted to go for the fastest ghz if I were you, even if it meant fewer cores. I'm using an 8-core right now and it's only using maybe 1 or 2 cores.

Of course I'm sure they will optimize their software at some point... or hopefully just go OpenCL.

Bruce Allen

Brandon Kraemer
02-02-2010, 12:39 PM
I am thinking of waiting for them.

Unless you have to have a system now... I'd wait, 'till March if you had to, but sounds like they are ramping up the timeline. 24 threads would be most welcome for the apps that could tap into that. Planning on getting one of these myself.

Rich Schaefer
02-02-2010, 12:43 PM
Thanks Guys, Bruce you answered exactly what I was concerned with. It only uses a couple of the cores.

BUT, I have to remember the RedRocket dose most of the processing on the R3Ds.