All Posts by Date or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
also by Lloyd: photography and
Thank you for purchasing through links and ads on this site.
diglloyd Deal Finder...
Buy other stuff at
Upgrade the memory of your 2019 iMac up to 128GB

2015 MacBook Pro: Photoshop Performance

Authorized Apple dealer B&H Photo loaned MPG the Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Retina (Mid 2015), 2.8GHz / Radeon R9 M370X / 16GB / 1TB, the configuration MPG recommends for power users, photographers, videographers, etc. Save money on AppleCare too.

When memory is adequate and I/O is not involved, the 2015 MacBook Pro Retina and the late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina are all but identical in performance when CPU clock speed is accounted for:

Photoshop Speed: diglloydSpeed1 and diglloydMedium Photoshop Benchmarks

But should memory run even a little low (causing swapping to disk), the blazingly fast SSD in the 2015 MBPR then trounces the older model, that older model having a much slower SSD.

Photoshop CC 2014: diglloydSpeed1 benchmark (Photoshop 2014.2.2 20141204.r.310)
Photoshop CC 2014: diglloydMedium benchmark (Photoshop 2014.2.2 20141204.r.310)
B&H Deal ZoneDeals by Brand/Category/Savings
Deals expire in 5 hours unless noted. Certain deals may last longer.
$1497 SAVE $500 = 25.0% $102 FREE ITEMS Nikon D750 DSLR in Cameras: DSLR
$2798 SAVE $400 = 12.0% Sony a7R III Mirrorless in Cameras: Mirrorless
$3498 SAVE $1000 = 22.0% Sony a9 Mirrorless in Cameras: Mirrorless | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2019 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__