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Old November 19th, 2011, 02:48 PM   #1
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Basic editing equipment questions

I'm wondering how powerful a computer I need to cut small independent 3D projects on a Mac and what the pros & cons are for software?

Currently I only have a MacbookPro IntelCore 2 Duo with 4Mg max memory and a 2.4 Ghz processor w a Dell 24" monitor. I also have a Matrox MXO if that helps.
As I recall I tried a trial version of Neo3d last year and it just froze up on me. Haven't tried Stereo TV tool Box and don't know if I could run either version of it on my current computer.

What are the pros & cons of Neo3D vs Stereo 3D toolbox and what's missing from the Lite edition?

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Old November 21st, 2011, 02:36 PM   #2
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Lenny, I've just put together a i7 / 8 core Mac system upgraded from about what you listed and can tell you flat out that it's pretty much a minimum system to use for 3D.

I had major playback issues with 3D footage using a Core Duo system and they pretty much disappeared with the i7 and 16GB RAM.

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