Intel processors have long been our recommendation for After Effects workstations, although AMD’s Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs closed the gap to the point that there was little benefit to using one brand over the other. With the launch of the new Intel 10th Gen desktop processors, however, Intel has the chance to regain the lead for After Effects.
Lightroom Classic has a number of interesting performance quirks – chief among them the fact that AMD processors are overwhelming faster than Intel processors for a number of tasks like exporting and generating smart previews. Will this hold true for the new Intel 10th Gen processors, or will we see Intel take over as our go-to recommendation for Lightroom Classic?
When AMD released their Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs in 2019, they very slightly out-performed Intel’s 9th Gen processors. Intel’s new 10th Gen lineup should allow them to take back the Photoshop performance crown, but will it be by a noticeable amount, or just a few percent?