iMac 5K vs Mac Pro: PhotoZoom Pro
Get the new iMac 5K at B&H Photo and see the MPG computer gear wishlist.
See also iMac 5K: Building a High-Performance Configuration.
This test shows just how blazingly fast the iMac 5K really can be, even in a situation where the hardware specifications suggest that the Mac Pro should trounce the iMac. In this case, it turns out to be software inability to scale beyond 4 CPU cores, but that is a common issue, so it is also a real-world consideration.
iMac 5K (Late 2015) vs Mac Pro: PhotoZoom Pro
The evidence accumulates showing that the top-spec late 2015 iMac 5K is an outstanding alternative to the Mac Pro for many users, even power users, particularly with 64GB memory.
The high-end iMac 5K that MPG recommends coupled with the diglloyd enhancement kit for the late 2015 iMac 5K is sure to please just about everyone.