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  • Re: New Computer

    Dear Avid Community, To continue the research I have done on the Quadro vs. GeForce GPU's, I wanted to add my latest correspondance with the NVIDIA Support Staff. It turned out to be very interesting, and I hope the information is useful to you folks. ==> My Message to NVIDIA: Thank you very much... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by johnmiller on Sat, Mar 6 2010
  • Re: New Computer

    For anyone who is curious about the technical differences between the Quadro and GeForce GPU's, here is a good Whitepaper provided to me by NVIDIA Technical Support: http://www.nvidia.com/object/quadro_geforce.html In addition, here is what Manuel, one of their Technical Support representatives,... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by johnmiller on Mon, Feb 22 2010
  • Re: New Computer

    Thank you for the responses! I do appreciate them. Yes, basically I am a hobbyist at this point. If I was successful and transitioned to being a professional, I would probably build another machine dedicated to editing only. I am guessing I will go with an GeForce card, most likely the highest-end card... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by johnmiller on Thu, Feb 4 2010
  • Re: New Computer

    First, I wanted to thank all of you for your responses! They are very much appreciated. My next question regards the nVidia Quadro FX series of video cards and how they work. When reading about the PNY Quadro FX 580 card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133273 I read this in... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by johnmiller on Mon, Jan 25 2010
  • How Often do you replace your computer?

    The computer I edit on is about 2 years old. I do primarly HD editing on it. Avid is starting run a little sluggishly on it and I've recently updated to Avid Media Composer 4.0, but it was running sluggishly before that. We have an Adrenaline box. So my main question is how often do some of you recommend... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by kthom84 on Fri, Jan 8 2010
  • Re: New Computer

    Thank you for the advice! I do appreciate it. I will probably go with the 580 video card. As with the rest of the system, I wanted to see if any of you might be able to answer my next question: Since the systems we need for Avid require high power when running Avid, what about when the system isn't... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by johnmiller on Sun, Dec 27 2009
  • Re: New Computer

    Thank you for the quick reply, Randall! I do appreciate it. I will be doing video editing as a hobby. Here is an nVidia Quadro FX card I found: PNY VCQFX580-PCIE-PB Quadro FX 580 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 Workstation Video Card I can also go up to 4GB RAM, and an external 1TB drive. I will... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by johnmiller on Wed, Dec 23 2009
  • New Computer

    Dear Avid Media Composer User Community, I am wondering if the new PC configuration I am considering will be able to run Avid Media Composer and edit HDV media. Thank you in advance for your help with this! Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Video Card... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by johnmiller on Wed, Dec 23 2009
  • Help with Nitrus

    HI, My name is Vanessa and I work for a guy named Dave Rosen at Absolute Rentals in Burbank Ca. He wants me to put some craigslists ADs up for his new AVID NItrus but I need help. I went to film school and know nothing about AVID nitrus. If you can please give me some ideas on how to market them to people... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Xpress Pro - PC (Forum) by Productiongirl11 on Tue, May 12 2009
  • Buying a computer for MC...

    I have Media Composer 2.7 for now and am about to buy a computer for it. I have narrowed it down to two possibilities. Any advice on which one I should or should not get? 1. HP xw8200 Dual Xeon 3.4 Ghz, 4 Gb RAM, 750 Gb SATA HD, Nvidia FX 3400, XP Pro or for $100 more 2. HP xw8200 Dual Xeon 3.6 Ghz,... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by bgalvan on Mon, Mar 16 2009
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