2022-04-01 11:56 PM
Has anyone run Archicad on a new Mac Studio? If so how was the performance?
2022-04-02 11:58 AM
Yes, two times the following one:
M1 Max mit 10‑Core CPU, 32‑Core GPU und 16‑Core Neural Engine, 64 GB, 1 TB SSD
But we have only started testing and in a week I can say more. Both workstations had an iMac i9 from 2019 with 40 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD before.
We won't do time measurements specifically, but will mainly work on the large, currently very sluggish projects.
2022-04-02 03:48 PM
This is a response from GS for what it might be worth >>>
As the Mac Studio computer is unproven in the market, and we haven't concluded our testing, it's not prudent to give a green light on recommending it.
That said, if it becomes approved by our testing and is proven in the market, below is the Mac Studio configuration that would likely be recommended for most Archicad users with one or two monitors/displays:
2022-04-02 03:54 PM
That was from March 22
2022-04-02 06:59 PM
Thanks for posting that. I just ordered one last week, with 32 core GPU and 64G of memory.
2022-04-02 07:16 PM
Great.. please post your results. I have a 2017 iMac/27" and it seems to have some old system level junk interfering so it's matter of wiping and a clean install.. or move on to a new computer. A new one seems like a much better idea than doing all that work 🙂 The new Studio monitor sounds pretty nice too.
2022-04-02 08:43 PM
No one going with the M1 Ultra, aka The Big Guns? I’ll be transitioning from an iMac Pro.
2022-04-04 11:33 PM
Another poster here posted on another issue but as a side note was complaining a lot about the performance of Archicad on an M1 Max chip: Mac M1 Max and Archicad 25 bug in 3D
Doesn't make me feel good about moving to Apple's chips...
2022-04-05 05:53 AM
I find this reply from Graphisoft very strange "As the Mac Studio computer is unproven in the market, and we haven't concluded our testing, it's not prudent to give a green light on recommending it." Apple silicon has been around for nearly 2 years and THAT is the issue. Apple are going over completely to their own chips and that is the question being asked, not which computer but when will Archicad be able to run natively on Apple silicon.
I literally can't run the latest Apple OS so I HAVE to get a new computer.
I wouldn't get a intel Mac mini because the spec is too low
I wouldn't get an intel based Mac Pro because the spec is too high (and its old tech)
All the remaining Mac products use Apple Silicon
So what choice do I have ! Its time to take Apple Silicon seriously
2022-04-05 06:30 AM
I find it strangely upsetting. What I would like to hear is Graphisoft’s timeline for getting Archicad to run natively on Apple silicon.