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Can't find reliable info on the new MacBook Pro's graphics card.
Thinking of getting the 2013 15" MBP Retina all shiny piece of magic thing.
Do I need the nvidia version or is the Intel Iris enough for me? I need it as remote unit for shootings, editing raw images/postproduction (huge ones), creating bloated catalogues in InDesign and I'm learning Blender at the moment. Oh and I'd like to play Diablo III and maybe some more games casually on it but it's not a k.o. criteria, I have my xbox for games.
So - is it worth the upgrade or am I good enough with the Intel Iris card?
I'm trying to get to the bottom of this myself, apparently Iris is not quite as fast for gaming & openGL, but not far behind + openCL stuff may actually be faster. Also read somewhere that the NVIDIA model actually has both chips and that OSX dynamically switches based on the task or you can allocate which in yr software...
Photos — no, you'll be fine.
Anything 3D, including games — yes.
After using the new all shiny Pro with almost full spec I returned it today. The screen is crap for everyone doing serious work. This is not a 'Pro' tool anymore, it is just a damn expensive toy.