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2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra: Convert RAW Files to JPEG With Adobe Camera Raw (Sony A7R IV)

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MPG tested the Apple Mac Pro with M2 Ultra #Z171000US 192GB/4TB/60GPU. 76 GPU/8TB SSD are options.

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2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra

This test is a real-world task relevant to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom: batch convert raw files to JPEG.

Disk I/O is not a significant factor, the files being small relative to the workload, and on the fast internal SSD.

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Raw file conversion to JPEG — 60-megapixel Sony A7R IV raw files

ACR conversion of RAW files is heavily threaded and makes use of all CPU cores.

The 2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra easily outperforms everything else.

*** See test notes discussing 2019 Mac Pro and 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max results.

2023 Mac Pro: Convert 100 Sony A7R IV 60-megapixel raw flies to JPEG
2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra
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