Apple's new Mac Pro is a very slick and sturdy machine, but does its high price translate to better performance in Photoshop?
Finding a CPU that not only fits your budget, but will also give you the best performance for your dollar can be a daunting task. In this article, we are going to be benchmarking a wide range of processors from Intel and AMD including the Intel 9th Gen, Intel X-series, AMD Ryzen 2nd Gen, and AMD Threadripper 2nd Gen CPU lineups to see how they performance in Photoshop CC 2019. In addition, we will be comparing them to a modern Mac Pro 12 Core and iMac Pro 14 Core for those that are considering going with a Mac-based workstation rather than a PC.
A Mac Pro is not be best choice for Photoshop (even among Apple's offerings), but there are a number of users who use Photoshop as a secondary application in their workflow. In this article we will be examining how the top-end Mac Pro (late 2013) compares to two of our workstations.