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Hi My current Macbook Pro (late 2015) is slow with VW 2019 / VW2020. I have waited for the Macbook Pro 16" to come out. I am in Australia and end of year sales at various electronics stores are selling it at $400 cheaper than the Apple Store for the standard off the shelf models. Upgrading the specs means getting it from Apple and spending a lot more money ($1240 at least). The size of the hard drive is not an issue as I do not keep much on my laptop. I have a souped up 2015 Imac in the office - it will be significantly slower than the new off the shelf 16" mind you according to the Cinebench R20 scores. I will upgrade the Imac sometime soon. I like to have 2 computers - can render on one and work on reports on the other when in the office and I do a lot of my work on the move both for my own clients and for other architects hence I need a laptop. Has anyone had experience with the 16" performance with the i9 8 core, 16gb, 2.3 ghz 4gb, 5500m graphic chip for 3d VW for and rendering? I can upgrade the 16gb memory later but NOT the graphics card and it's memory. If the off the shelf model is fine with rendering in VW etc I will take the saving and put that money and the money I would spend on upgrading memory etc towards a new desktop. Thanks PS I am in a Mac environment and all of the architects I work for use Apple so a PC is not an option.
What is the current consensus on pc/mac specs for optimal rendering/operational performance with VW Spotlight 2017? Currently running: HP Zbook 17 G3 Processor Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1535M v5 @ 2.90GHz, 2904 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s) Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 64.0 GB Adapter Type Quadro M4000M, NVIDIA compatible And running into severe lag in most layers/views.
I did a test this evening with an old 13" macbook pro and a brand new, maxed out, 15" pro. Vectorworks took 40 seconds to start up on both systems. Does anyone have a beefy windows laptop (xps or a gaming laptop) to let me know if it is any better? Thanks!