Apple may integrate NVIDIA’s Kepler video in next-gen Mac Pro

“Apple’s long-rumored Mac Pro update could signal a return to NVIDIA for graphics based on claims about production progress on Tuesday. The company had reportedly been soured based on is experience with drivers and hardware failures, MIC Gadget heard. Instead, it would use NVIDIA’s Kepler hardware, although which exact parts weren’t mentioned,” Electronista reports.

“Apart from possibly better behavior, the graphics switch might also be to improve overall speed for creative pros,” Electronista reports. “Adobe’s Creative Suite still primarily depends on NVIDIA’s CUDA general-purpose computing rather than OpenCL.”

Electronista reports, “Kepler is expected to be about three times more efficient in performance than NVIDIA’s existing technology and may help it leapfrog AMD’s Radeon HD 7000 series.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]

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