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Graphics Test: Bruce X

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In order to help users who plan on using Final Cut Pro X (FCP) to edit video, this is a benchmark that has been designed to test your GPU and because FCP is Open CL based it should preference AMD cards over Nvidia.

So here are the instructions:

Step 1 Download the XML file
Step 2 Open Quicktime & Open FCP and go to Preferences > Playback > Turn off Background Render
Step 3 Open the XML file (File>Import>XML)
Step 4 Click on the clip and hit the share button (upper right corner)
Step 5 Select Master File > Under Settings select Apple Pro Res 422 (it should have file size estimate of 198 mb)
Step 6 Select Next > Start your timer as soon as you select save and stop it once quicktime opens the video file.

My Results:
Mac OS v10.12.6 beta FCP v10.3.4
MBP Late 2013
2.3 i7, 16 GB Ram, Iris Pro GPU
Time: 68 Seconds

I will create some charts with the results...
 

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Space for Charts.
 
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My Results:
Mac OS 10.13.1 FCP 10.3.4
Hackintosh Coffee Lake i7-8700K
3,7 GHz. 32 GB RAM, AMD RADEON 580 8 GB
Time: 14 Seconds
 
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Coffee Lake i7-8700K 3,7ghz, AMD RX 580 8gb, Samsung Evo 960 M.2 500gb
macOS 10.13.2, FCPX 10.3.4

just under 16 seconds.

Will try in FCPX 10.4 soon.
 
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Skylake i5 6500 (3.2 Ghz), AMD RX 580 4GB, Samsung Pro 960 M.2 512GB, macOS 10.13.2, FCPX 10.3.4
Just under 19 seconds
 
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MacOS 10.3.2
FCPX 10.4
i5-7400
RX460

30 seconds. Not too shabby for a budget editing build. Worth noting that 10.3.4 constantly crashed on my machine after upgrading to High Sierra. 10.4 fixed it.
 
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MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2
i5-8400 w/ Quick Sync enabled
Final Cut Pro X 10.4
Sapphire Pulse RX 560
BruceX Test 5K - 61 seconds


Why does my rx 560 2GB take a full minute?
 
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i7-7700K @5.1GHz w/ Quick Sync enabled
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BruceX Test 5K - 24 seconds
 
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