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Old October 24th, 2009, 09:41 AM   #1
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Nvidia, Windows 7 and CineForm Prospect HD in CS4?

A simple question only

Will these work with CineForm Prospect HD in CS4 and Windows 7 64bit Ultimate?

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 1792MB PhysX CUDA

Or

NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 with Elemental Accelerator

Which of these cards gives me the most performance for the money?

I need it for Red Giant software Looks 1.2 and Premiere CS4 (soon CS5) and for rendering out my 720p 25fps and 1080p 25fps CineForm files.

I also use ProCoder 3, will it help me there too?

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Old October 24th, 2009, 01:24 PM   #2
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Is there no one here in this forum that can help me with this, please:-)
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Old October 24th, 2009, 05:17 PM   #3
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Thanks Mike:-)
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Old October 24th, 2009, 05:18 PM   #4
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Both should work fine. The cheaper one will be more bang for your buck in most instances. My reccommendation would actually be the GeForce 285, for the most support of emerging technologies at a reasonable price.
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Old October 24th, 2009, 05:26 PM   #5
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So is Nvidia compatible with CineForm now?
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Old October 24th, 2009, 05:33 PM   #6
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Nvidia has always been compatible with Cineform. The primary limitation in that regard has been that NVidia doesn't support full screen overlay to a second monitor. That my be fixed in CS4 if Cineform adds support for output to "surfaces" or something along those lines. There was talk about that a while back, but I don't remember all the details. AJA SDI out is the more professional way to get a full screen timeline monitor.

As far as encoding, the Elemental accelerator will speed up encoding of MPEG2 and H264 files, but NOTHING ELSE. So keep that in mind, but if you use those formats a lot, then the Quadro would be the way to go.
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Old October 24th, 2009, 05:53 PM   #7
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Thanks Mike:-)

I have the AJA XENA LHi so no problem there:-)

I heard that there is some problem with Windows 7 + Nvidia + Cineform but not with ATI, can you confirm that this is not the case?

This is what I'm talking about:
http://www.dvinfo.net/forum/attend-w...s-7-64bit.html

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Old October 24th, 2009, 11:53 PM   #8
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That's a CS3 issue. The main CS4 issue with Cineform is no project trimming, and that isn't related to choice of video card.
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Old October 25th, 2009, 05:50 AM   #9
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Thanks Graham, glade it will work:-)
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