Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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I know it’s a bit early but will Resolume software be optimized to use the new Apple M1 Max chips with 32 cores and 64GB RAM?

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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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There are a number of existing threads on this topic, with detailed responses from the Resolume CEO and one of the core developers who has a level of stature within the organization. I suggest reading their comments and drawing your own conclusions:

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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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We are almost there regarding the ARM build of our products. We have test builds running and it looks promising, but we will only release it when we think it is ready.
The new Apple M1 Max sure looks promising and fast, it also has ProRes encoding/decoding chips and that is also a great plus. Rest assured we'll have a ARM build, but please give use some time to get it right.

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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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hello!

I couldn't find any new threads relating to this...

I'm in a situation where I have to decide whether to switch to alienware/razr for the GPU power and deal with learning windows or go m1. I'm sure its not that hard but rather avoid it if I can get the same kind of gpu power from macs ecosystem.

Is there an estimation on that new arm build for m1 processors?

Also, has anyone seen or done benchmarks comparing m1 or m1x vs the higher quality vid cards like the 3080?

Thank you in advance and appreciate any insight!

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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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16" M1 Max 32GB -

Files were duplicates of the original set of 20. so each layer had it's own source. after 60 layers I just duplicated a group of 10 layers- so not a true file count test- but got:

4k noise
36 layers @ 60FPS
85 layers @ 30 fps

4k clean
45 layers @60 fps
102 layers @ 30 fps



My 3yro Thinkpad p72 Xeon E-2186M 64gb, with a Quadro p5200 max-q 16gb (~1070-1080 gtx equivalent) did:
14 noise layers 4k @60
19 noise layers at 47fps
20 noise layers at 27fps - huge drop between 19 and 20

also, here are some comparisons rendering some clips from AME

Macbook
Video: 5690x2488 (1.0), 30 fps, Progressive, 100 (63% HLG, 51% PQ), Software Encoding, 00:09:59:17
- Audio: AAC, 320 kbps, 48 kHz, Stereo
- Bitrate: VBR, 1 pass, Target 10.00 Mbps, Max 12.00 Mbps
- Encoding Time: 01:48:19

Thinkpad
- Video: 5690x2488 (1.0), 30 fps, Progressive, 100 (63% HLG, 51% PQ), Software Encoding, 00:09:59:17
- Audio: AAC, 320 kbps, 48 kHz, Stereo
- Bitrate: VBR, 1 pass, Target 10.00 Mbps, Max 12.00 Mbps
- Encoding Time: 02:42:38

Macbook
- Video: 1920x1080 (1.0), 29.97 fps, Progressive, 203 (75% HLG, 58% PQ), Hardware Encoding, 00;16;01;25
- Audio: AAC, 128 kbps, 48 kHz, Stereo
- Bitrate: VBR, 1 pass, Target 8.00 Mbps
- Encoding Time: 00:04:09

Thinkpad
Video: 1920x1080 (1.0), 29.97 fps, Progressive, 203 (75% HLG, 58% PQ), Hardware Encoding, 00;16;01;25
- Audio: AAC, 128 kbps, 48 kHz, Stereo
- Bitrate: VBR, 1 pass, Target 8.00 Mbps
- Encoding Time: 00:10:52

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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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Did you have an external output enabled with the Resolume FPS test?
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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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Yeah I checked that Advanced output had a simple slice sent to a 4k 60 secondary display.

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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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Those are great results then!
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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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Interesting! Thank you for testing and sharing livpas. Our MacBook Pro's will arrive tomorrow :o

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Re: Native support new Apple M1 Max chips

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Thanks for the insight livpas!

I'm trying to better understand the numbers here. Your testing was done in comparison with...

My 3yro Thinkpad p72 Xeon E-2186M 64gb, with a Quadro p5200 max-q 16gb (~1070-1080 gtx equivalent) did:

Do you know how this video card compares with a 3060 70 or 80?

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