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iMac 5K vs Mac Pro, XCode build diglloydTools
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IntegrityChecker(tm) v1.2.3 64-bit, diglloydTools 2.2.7b
iMac 5K 4.0 GHz, 32GB, 1TB SSD, AMD Radeon R9 M295X 4GB GDDR5 -versus-
2013 Mac Pro 3.3 GHz 8-core, 64GB, 1TB SSD, D700
Apple XCode is used for building applications from source code. It benefits from CPU cores.
Build the C++ project diglloydTools. The build was done five times, taking the fastest times for each. Variation was less than 5%.
The iMac turns in an impressive build time, given that the 8-core 3.3 GHz Mac Pro has twice the cores.