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Old August 2nd, 2006, 10:35 PM   #1
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I want to build my new PC but dont know which CPU + motherboard to buy.Which would be best.I don't need really latest technology,mainly for video rendering.
I heard goo about a new Intel Conroe,which is probably expensive.
I heard good things about a AMD 64 X2 4800 which has dropped the price.
Could you recomend me something??
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Old August 2nd, 2006, 10:53 PM   #2
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I want to build my new PC but dont know which CPU + motherboard to buy.Which would be best.I don't need really latest technology,mainly for video rendering.
I heard goo about a new Intel Conroe,which is probably expensive.
I heard good things about a AMD 64 X2 4800 which has dropped the price.
Could you recomend me something??
I have the AMD 3800+ Dual core on lower end motherboard, 2 Gigs Ram, and Radeon X 700 256 Video Card. I am capturing and Editing HDV native, and it does a great job with Vegas and PPro 2.0. Feels like I'm editing DV on one of my older systems.
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Old August 4th, 2006, 08:04 AM   #3
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I want to build my new PC but dont know which CPU + motherboard to buy.Which would be best.I don't need really latest technology,mainly for video rendering.
I heard goo about a new Intel Conroe,which is probably expensive.
I heard good things about a AMD 64 X2 4800 which has dropped the price.
Could you recomend me something??

This article might be a good starting point:

http://www.videoguys.com/DIY4.html

The suggested AMD combo that seems to have been the winner system ("Green") you can now get a bit cheaper from Newegg. My suggestion would be to invest the difference in a large external (Seagate?) HDD.

Waiting for the Conroe based new system, called "Liquid Vaporizer", is a tempting option. That Intel CPU should be released in August or September.

But as Chris proves, a fast HD system can be assembled right away.
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Old August 4th, 2006, 08:08 AM   #4
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I'm using a lower end AMD64 3200, and 1 gig of ram, and still hack through HDV pretty well. Like I've said before, it really isn't much different than editing DV on my old pre-Pentium system. A little slow at times, but we chug along just fine, thank you very much ;) PP2 handles HDV natively, with no real issues.

I would also like to recommend Abit boards. They are very reliable, and Abit has pretty decent support rescources.
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Old August 4th, 2006, 08:37 AM   #5
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I'm using a lower end AMD64 3200, and 1 gig of ram, and still hack through HDV pretty well. Like I've said before, it really isn't much different than editing DV on my old pre-Pentium system. A little slow at times, but we chug along just fine, thank you very much ;) PP2 handles HDV natively, with no real issues.

I would also like to recommend Abit boards. They are very reliable, and Abit has pretty decent support rescources.
That's good to know. I also have a low-end AMD64 3200 system, with 1-gig ram. A Gigabyte mobo.

In my case I use Avid Xpress, running only DV for now. Strange as is may seem I think it may be a bit slower than my old AMD 7, which unfortunately was too heat-climbing and died.

But speed is a problem for editing and/or rendering, particularly in HDV, so I am considering assembling a faster system based on dual-core CPUs.
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