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To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade? to the new Macbook pro 16.

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To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade? to the new Macbook pro 16

Please help! I need someone with experience opinion!!

I continuously work in Indesign with a lot of pages (around 100)  and a lot of images of more than 2000 images that I have most of them in the pasteboard, as I am constantly editing the layout.

 

My question is that as I need to be very fast and efficient, therefore I was wondering if I do upgrade to the last MacBook pro 16, would it speed up the computer, a lot that I would notice.

 

I usually work in a "typically display" option. As are a lot of images and some time with an extra external monitor.

Most of the images are stored in the local HD. Still, I have some in external HD via thunderbolt.

The computer is not so fast on the last InDesign 2020 some time is a bit choppy when I have a lot of images and I'm trying to move them fast.

 

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014).

2,5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7     /    16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3

NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2 GB   /     Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB

SSD 500 GB.

 

I would like to upgrade to the last MacBook Pro 16,

2.3GHz 8‑core Intel Core i9 /     32GM of RAM, 

AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 8GB

 

Would I notice the difference in Indesign 2020, would it be so much faster? It is a big investment! and I just wanted to make sure before.

 

I look forward to hearing differents opinions!!!

 

Thank you.

 

 

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To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade? to the new Macbook pro 16.

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To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade? to the new Macbook pro 16

Please help! I need someone with experience opinion!!

I continuously work in Indesign with a lot of pages (around 100)  and a lot of images of more than 2000 images that I have most of them in the pasteboard, as I am constantly editing the layout.

 

My question is that as I need to be very fast and efficient, therefore I was wondering if I do upgrade to the last MacBook pro 16, would it speed up the computer, a lot that I would notice.

 

I usually work in a "typically display" option. As are a lot of images and some time with an extra external monitor.

Most of the images are stored in the local HD. Still, I have some in external HD via thunderbolt.

The computer is not so fast on the last InDesign 2020 some time is a bit choppy when I have a lot of images and I'm trying to move them fast.

 

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014).

2,5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7     /    16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3

NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2 GB   /     Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB

SSD 500 GB.

 

I would like to upgrade to the last MacBook Pro 16,

2.3GHz 8‑core Intel Core i9 /     32GM of RAM, 

AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 8GB

 

Would I notice the difference in Indesign 2020, would it be so much faster? It is a big investment! and I just wanted to make sure before.

 

I look forward to hearing differents opinions!!!

 

Thank you.

 

 

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An iMac would give you room to work.

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Cool, an IMac I was considering it! But as I mostly work in different offices, it needs to be portables!!

 

Thank you!!

 

 

 

 

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Hello, i have a MBP 16 with 64gb and a I9 2,4.

All working better and faster than my MBP 15 2016 with a I7. With Indesign It's more comfortable for working. It's only 2 weeks with and i need more time but it seems to be very good.

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Thank you for your reply, Would you said that it is at least 20  to 30 percent faster??

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you'll see an increase but how much is up to your processes. I would invest in the MBP16, minimum 32GB RAM, minimum 1TB SSD, upgrade graphics card 1 level. CC 2021 will also help once the bugs are out.

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