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Archicad 25 WINDOWS vs MAC

RCA
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Good afternoon,
Thinking about changing machines, do you think I'm better served with Mac M1 Max or Win with Intel i9 12xx and graphics 3070 to work in Archicad 25 (with future update to M1) and later Twinmotion.
In short, for better performance, Win or Mac?

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Koji
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It pains me to admit it because I have been a Mac user for many years, but despite the speed and stability of Archicad on Mac, today I would buy a PC with NVIDIA, especially to be able to use twinmotion with the pathtracer render engine, which does not work on Mac and it doesn't seem like it's going to work.

However, if I were only going to use Archicad, I would choose Mac.

Jussi_
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I am Mac user, Mac laptops run Archicad smoothly. But I bought NVIDIA 3090 desktop just for Twinmotion path tracing. One should read system specs carefully. Future software versions might better support Apple, but GPU rendering today (2022) is fastest with Windows on NVIDIA cards with enough VRAM. Study those specs.

I am in the same boat I love Mac, but I will never leave NVIDIA. 

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I did the exact same thing for the same reason...I feel like a trader, but sure love those renderings and fly-throughs.

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