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2019 MacBook Pro 16-inch: Photoshop Filters
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MPG tested the maxed-out $6099 Apple 2019 MacBook Pro 16-inch 2.4 GHz Intel Core i9 / 64GB / 8TB / Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB.
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This set of tests with these Photoshop filters gives a general view of performance across a variety of tasks.
Results: Photoshop Filters
The 2019 MacBook Pro takes from 29% for 'Varius' to 9% longer for 'Noise', depending on the filter. Some of the filters use mostly CPU cores, others use the GPU.
In general, the 2019 MacBook Pro lags only by about 15%, with the Smart Sharpen filter taking only 12% longer.
On balance, the perceived difference will be just noticeable—not particularly significant for most users.