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Old February 11th, 2009, 03:56 AM   #1
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how much RAM???

how much RAM is ideal for for magic bullet and motion and so on

i currently have 4 GB of ram but motion somtimes struggles when im doing alot of effects,i also notice my whole system slows when i use MB looks

will Ram make it all run smoother

using G 5 Mac Pro

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Old February 11th, 2009, 12:04 PM   #2
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Luke,

4 GB of ram should be plenty for running Motion. I can speak for Magic Bullet though because I don't use it.
If I'm not mistaken Motion's performance is linked more to your graphics card than ram.
Are you using a G5 or a Mac Pro? What graphics card are you using?
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Old February 11th, 2009, 05:19 PM   #3
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More than RAM a Mac Pro will make all the difference. Today's apps and OS X are optimized for Intel machines, not PPC. Also a faster graphics card, older G5s typically have fairly slow ones compared to what's out today. But again, an older G5 won't be able to use the latest cards anyways... so

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Old February 11th, 2009, 10:17 PM   #4
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its the graphics card, not ram that powers motion. you'll find it runs out of gas pretty quick once more then a couple layers are invovled.
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