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2013 Mac Pro: Photoshop CC Filters: CPU vs GPU
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Support for a fast graphics processor (GPU) holds huge potential.
The Jan 16 2014 release of Photoshop CC v14.2 delivers upon that potential for sharpening, but how does it do in general on filters in the menu?
See also 2013 Mac Pro: GPU and Sharpening.
See the test machine configurations.
Photoshop CC v14.2
Until Adobe implements GPU support for more of the no GPU benefit to a good number of the filters with Photoshop CC 14.2.menu, it’s clear that there is
Of course, what matters is which filters are actually used in any particular workflow, and the benefits for sharpening are manifest. Moreover, when use of the GPU cuts the time down by 50-80% for some operations, this is a savings for the whole workflow, even if other areas do not benefit, particularly if the operation is long-running (e.g., total time to get the job done).
Theand and require the GPU and so they should be counted as beneficial.