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Francois DriessenAdobe CC sluggish on 8-core MacPro?
by on Aug 20, 2013 at 3:40:22 pm

Hi there, Guys.
Anyone else running into this?
Recently upgraded to Adobe CC and the UI seems to be lagging and chugging on even basic operations.

3GHz 8-core Late 08
ATI Radeon HD4870

AE CS6 was running fine...

Found the exact same problem on one of my other MacPro 3.1s with the ATI Radeon 5770. But running Premiere Pro CC...

Any advice welcome. Thanks guys.


FireTrigger Inc.

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Todd KoprivaRe: Adobe CC sluggish on 8-core MacPro?
by on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:46:12 pm

Please give as much detail as possible about what you're doing and what is happening.

Also, how large is your monitor?

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
After Effects quality engineering
After Effects team blog

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EricBowenRe: Adobe CC sluggish on 8-core MacPro?
by on Aug 21, 2013 at 6:37:36 pm

Please also list full specs of the Mac including ram and drives.

Tech Manager

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Erik LindahlRe: Adobe CC sluggish on 8-core MacPro?
by on Aug 26, 2013 at 9:19:41 pm

Are you sure you're using exactly the same projects in CS6 and CC?

I've noticed sertain filters will kill GUI-performance in CS6, or maybe a combination of filter. Did a spot last week with a few instances of Color Finess and was loosing my mind due to slow GUI-respons. The odd this is rending wasn't that slow. My speculation is either GPU-accelerated filters hog the GPU even for simple redraw-tasks or there might be a conflict between multiple filters accessing the GPU. I can't say for sure but I've had projects in CS6 bog the GUI down.

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