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Oliver Peters
Re: Early tester James Tonkin on the new MacPro in actual use.
on Dec 19, 2019 at 12:38:11 am

[Bill Davis] "But the Adobe suite being CUDA centric and maybe not looking as directly for Metal code, might not benefit as much. "

Actually that hasn't been the case for a year or more. True on the PC side, but not on the Mac side.

[Bill Davis] "theoretically each of which might eventually be able to be flashed to support a particular editors or shops regularly encountered codecs?
This "Afterburner" Programmable ASICS deal might be just the beginning of some very interesting things. "

In theory yes, but in practical application, highly unlikely. This card and what you can do with it will probably be very tightly controlled by Apple. As such, it will probably only accelerate codecs that are in Apple's interest or by companies that Apple has an understanding with. Maybe RED for instance. Or not. Don't hold your breath.

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