The current Mac Pro 2.93 gets a 15.21 on cinebench... The new mac pro, that we've been waiting years for...scores 17.63. Apple should remove their 2x processing power from their product page for the new mac pro.
In less than a day... instructions how to crack the CC suite are now online... So I certainly doubt piracy had any part of Adobe's decision to go the rental route...as they also would have made it a lot more difficult to pirate...as it turns out it's quite simple.