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Updated 27" Retina 5K iMac

Discussion in 'Backline' started by Melodeath, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. Melodeath

    Melodeath Moonbow

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    Most people seem to be scaling when they run games on the Retina. Running at 1440p or even 1080p. I've read it looks fine despite not being the native resolution, but I'm curious about frame rates with high settings for modern games.

    I'll probably pick up a PS4 on Black Friday anyway
     
  2. jeid

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    I watched this and it talks about gaming on the 5k iMac. Also gives some insight to how it specs/performs. Given, this is the older 5k iMac

    It mentions that the resolution is maxed at 4K on Windows, but that might be fixed now that Windows 10 is out or new driver updates.

     
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    two 980 gtx is worthless imho
    You're spending way too much on that machine if it's for gaming
    For 3d modeling it's ok, great buy!
     
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    Literally says he does 3d modeling on the page.
     
  5. Matt-Steele

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    lol! It is for both. Many times I am forced to work crazy hours and I can't always physically be at work, so I end up working from home, not to mention I want to own a tool where I can do what I do for a living for myself outside of work. Believe it or not, it's nothing compared to the HP workstation I use at work. My workplace PC is a dual Xeon 24 core monster.

    As for gaming, you'd be amazed at how much the second 980 helps keep frame rates high at 1440p resolution/ultra settings. I also have used the GPUs for rendering purposes via Octane.
     
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    I can read...
    I just said for gaming is a bit too much, and btw I said great buy considering it's for modeling
     

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