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Old 01-08-2019, 12:11 PM
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Default Re: Mac Pro 5.1 for PT 2018?

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Originally Posted by off the wall View Post
I use an upgraded Mac Pro 5,1 with Pro Tools 2018.12 MacOS 10.13.6 (see sig for full details). I have no issues whatsoever with this combo.

I would definitely look for dual processor 8 or 12 core machine and upgrade the processors to 3.46 which is the highest you can get for the 5,1. Also consider putting an SSD boot drive on the PCI bus.
Hey offthewall, I have nearly the exact same setup as you (bar the 12-core and PCIe boot drive, although that's in the post!) are you not getting any GUI lag on clips when editing? I'm having real trouble, very laggy compared to 11.2.2 HD on 10.9.4.
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