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2017 iMac Pro: XCode Build C++ Project

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This test uses all CPU cores, which implies an easy victory for more than 4 CPU cores. But the reality is that disk I/O even on a very fast SSD constrains things, and here the test times were taken with source files already in cache.

The 2017 iMac 5K rocks compared to any Mac Pro—kudos.

The 10-core iMac Pro cuts the time of the 2017 iMac 5K by 21%—worthwhile if one builds repeatedly all day long, but the 8-core iMac Pro cuts build time by only by 6%—very poor value given the price difference.

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See the recommendations page for details on why these items are recommended.

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