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Old 07-13-2019, 06:15 AM   #10
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Oh, I never said graphics are more fluid on older Macs. Just they don't have the problem, because the GPU doesn't need to shift that many pixels around.

I suspect there's also a different GPU driver involved (no CUDA on nvidia, fi) that's lighter. It also means some video editors don't work, or very slow, because they can't offload processing to the GPU.

It's just some nostalgia, I'm afraid. That said, offloading to the GPU has been a promise for far too long. Not specifically in Reaper, but in general. It's high time that mountain of power gets unlocked, so we users can do something with it, besides Bitcoin mining...

I think it has lasted so long in Reaper because you can't offload VST processing to the GPU. At least, that's what I reckon, I'm not a coder...
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