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Re: ATI 5770 and Premiere Pro CS6
by David Hoare on Jun 27, 2012 at 3:51:26 am
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Where im working at the moment we have been testing CS6 on 2 different machines. - HP Z800 workstation with an Nvidia 4000 card and Blackmagic Decklink HD Extreme 3d+ Card. - Mac Pro fully speced with tons of ram and the ATI Radeon 5770 card. Blac
Re: Extremely Detailed Review of the rMBP
by Jeremy Garchow on Jun 26, 2012 at 6:30:15 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Tim Wilson] "Dude, he asked about your OS for non-work everyday stuff. If you're adding IPs for non-work, everyday stuff, I'm not sure I want you bringing desserts to my next pot-luck dinner. " Actually, we are talking laptop and paid work, and l
Re: Extremely Detailed Review of the rMBP
by Tim Wilson on Jun 26, 2012 at 5:23:45 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "[David Lawrence] "..But thing is, I use my one machine for everything -- work and everything else in my life. Not gonna give up Mac OS for the non-work everyday stuff. I mean would you? ;)" Moi? Well, no but clearly I don't know
Re: Thoughts from the departed?
by Rainer Wirth on Jun 26, 2012 at 9:30:19 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Still working with FCP 7, testing Adobe production suite and MC 6. Possible workflow for the future: Editing on MC 6 or FCP7, finishing on smoke 2013 on a seperate workstation. This new workstation will be equiped with a 3D workflow. factstory
Re: Optimal Workstation for CS6
by Simon Roughan on Jun 26, 2012 at 7:55:24 am
in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Sorry for the late reply, I thought this thread was dead. I got it for around 12,500 euros (about 16,000 US).
Re: Media Composer 6 editing system
by Job ter Burg on Jun 25, 2012 at 4:53:41 pm
in the AVID Forum
Avid qualifies a few specific systems, which they guarantee will work. http://www.avid.com/US/products/media-composer#specifications But it sounds like your dealer will be able to support this particular config with MC, so you will have someone to tu
Continuing Tales of an FCP Switcher
by walter biscardi on Jun 24, 2012 at 3:51:34 pm
in the Forum
A continuation on my “Cautionary Tales of an FCP Switcher.” Getting Caught Up on our Series As mentioned at the end of the original article, we moved our PBS series over the Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 with the reasoning that if we had to flatten...
@ProMAX ONE: Looking at the Hero
by Pepijn Klijs on Jun 24, 2012 at 11:17:46 am
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
I ran the after effects test render as well, just for comparison reasons. I know a lot of people are looking for mac pro alternatives these days. So, the outcome... In my new workstation, which is a hackintosh build, the render took 23 minutes and
Re: Extremely Detailed Review of the rMBP
by Herb Sevush on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:20:02 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
The 17K was for a loaded workstation with 18Tb raid. My guess is the raid part cost 5-6K. What would a 18Tb SSD raid cost when SSDs go for roughly $1/per Gb? Is say around 20K for the raid alone.
How to work with a gtx 560 ti 2GB and a 580 3GB?
by Pepijn Klijs on Jun 23, 2012 at 7:39:05 pm
in the DaVinci Basics & Configuration Forum
I recently build a new workstation with an Asus p9x79 deluxe motherboard. I have already a gtx 560 ti 2GB installed, but I have just bought a GTX 580 3 GB to join him. Question: Which one should be the GUI and which one the GPU? What is the best i
Re: ProMAX ONE: Looking at the Hero
by Job ter Burg on Jun 23, 2012 at 1:32:54 pm
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
"there is no way to encode to ProRes on a Windows workstation" Apparently, there is. FFMBC lets you encode prores on a Win machine using the command line. http://code.google.com/p/ffmbc/
Re: Why FCPX Seems Faster on Thunderbolt Macs
by Craig Seeman on Jun 22, 2012 at 5:47:15 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Walter Soyka] "But commodity is a technical term, and I don't think it applies to Apple's highly-differentiated products at all. I see your point and I think you're on to something, but there's got to be a better word than commodity for it. Broad an
Re: Tutorial: ProMAX ONE: Looking at the Hero
by Paul Jay on Jun 22, 2012 at 8:55:09 am
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
It's an awesome machine, but i'm not sure if i want all that harddrive heat in a workstation internally.
Office Chairs by Heeraa Exims Chennai Chennai
by Sourabh Paul on Jun 22, 2012 at 1:58:19 am
in the Forum
[http://www.furnituresupplier.in]Welcome to Heeraa Exims, Chennai Importer & Supplier of Wide Range of Office Furniture & Desking System. The company was incepted in 2007 as a proprietorship firm with the brand name "HEERAA". Our products are in comp
Re: Has anyone tried the Nvidia GTX690 with a PC Resolve workstation
by Juan Salvo on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:27:32 am
in the DaVinci Basics & Configuration Forum
Is it actually shipping yet? I tried the 590, it gave an error on resolve start as being an unsupported card. But was still functional, though nowhere near double performance. More like 1.2x performance. It's a power beast.
Has anyone tried the Nvidia GTX690 with a PC Resolve workstation
by Matt Gottshalk on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:15:23 pm
in the DaVinci Basics & Configuration Forum
If so, what are your results? Thanks!
Tutorial: ProMAX ONE: Looking at the Hero
by walter biscardi on Jun 21, 2012 at 6:02:16 pm
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
What Computer Should I Buy? ProMAX ONE: Looking at the Hero ProMAX has put together a beast of a creative workstation designed to serve a host of needs in production, particularly Post, and Walter Biscardi put the beast to a grueling test. Review,
ProMAX ONE: Looking at the Hero
by Walter Biscardi on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:02:16 am
in the What Computer Should I Buy? Forum
ProMAX has put together a beast of a creative workstation designed to serve a host of needs in production, particularly Post, and Walter Biscardi put the beast to a grueling test.
Service: flintbird
by dushyant prakash on Jun 21, 2012 at 10:15:15 am
in the COW - Services Forum
2 years experience in film and news channel production. graduate. post graduate. logo animation. abstract design. motion graphics design. xeon workstation adobe suit. autodesk. 692, new ganesh pura , meerut road, hapur pcnagar Uttar Pradesh I
flintbird
by dushyant prakash on Jun 21, 2012 at 3:15:15 am
in the Forum
2 years experience in film and news channel production.
graphics card recommendation?
by sergio juyak on Jun 20, 2012 at 9:19:56 pm
in the Cinema 4D Forum
I'm buying a new workstation and I thought i'd go with the Nvidia GTX 560Ti, but someone on Tom's Hardware said i should get a 'real' graphics card (whatever that means?). There are so many options. Does anyone have a recommendation? I do a lot of wo
News: NVIDIA Maximus Helps Sony Pictures Imageworks Create Smoking Fast VFX for Men in Black 3
by Cow News Droid on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:28:48 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(June 20, 2012) Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) has a long legacy of technical innovation tapping NVIDIA® Quadro® professional GPUs for feature film visual effects, ranging from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to Alice in Wonderland and the Spider M
Re: More gasoline on the fire
by Jeremy Garchow on Jun 20, 2012 at 4:11:25 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Walter Soyka] "Likewise, I needed a compelling reason to stay exclusively on Macs. Apple couldn't give me one. You carefully considered a platform switch, and you dismissed it, because it is legitimately not the best choice for you right now.
Re: More gasoline on the fire
by Walter Soyka on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:35:39 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "It should be called the DIT, but that seems even more limiting than red only post." How do all the partners in this benefit? A turnkey system like this with such a narrowly targeted niche audience is like training wheels for T
Re: More gasoline on the fire
by Walter Soyka on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:20:48 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "I need a compelling reason to switch to pcs. No one has given it to me." Likewise, I needed a compelling reason to stay exclusively on Macs. Apple couldn't give me one. You carefully considered a platform switch, and you dismi
DIY X = Hackintosh??
by Gary Bettan on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:13:48 pm
in the Videoguys.com Tech Talk Forum
I'm getting tons of requests on Twitter and FaceBook and user forums for Videoguys to do a DIY Hackintosh guide. I'm not sure if we can pull this one off, and I'm also quite concerned about getting sued by Apple if we do it. I got a TON of heat fro
Re: More gasoline on the fire
by Herb Sevush on Jun 20, 2012 at 2:52:11 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "I see. So future speculation on all things non-Mac is a shoe in. " I didn't know that only Craig was allowed to speculate. I'll see to it that I stop until I get my license. [Jeremy Garchow] "All I'm saying is, this is essenti
Re: More gasoline on the fire
by Jeremy Garchow on Jun 20, 2012 at 1:55:52 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Herb Sevush] "What is significant to me is that Tekserve, the biggest all Mac VAR in NYC is now getting behind a Windows workstation, primarily because they don't think Apple is now, or ever again, going to serve the needs of a certain market. That
Re: More gasoline on the fire
by Herb Sevush on Jun 20, 2012 at 1:49:48 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "If you aren't shooting Red, it is way more overpriced than the more flexible MacPro you were "forced" to buy and only really helps to spend that much dough if you're shooting and posting red only. " I don't shoot Red, I have no i
Re: More gasoline on the fire
by Herb Sevush on Jun 20, 2012 at 1:12:04 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Craig Seeman] "I keep hearing about Tekserve selling Windows computers from random places but there's not even the slightest hint." Call Matt Cohen, head of the Pro dept. at Tekserve. He'll give you more than a hint. He was at the Adobe NYC roads
Re: Adding Thunderbolt to the MacPro is such a big problem…
by Craig Seeman on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:46:00 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Erik Lindahl] "That to me sounds quite far fetched though." Regardless of what it "sounds" like, that would be the case. I've seen no report from Intel or anyone else with Xeon processors with Thunderbolt on the motherboard. [Erik Lindahl] "E
Re: More gasoline on the fire
by Walter Soyka on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:01:21 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Craig Seeman] "Interesting how the word "Windows" is never mentioned." Why? They don't talk about OS X on the Apple page. From http://www.tekserve.com/business/Partners/Apple [link]: "Tekserve's partnership with Apple began in 1987, as the fi
Re: Intel Xeon Phi in 2013 f/WSJ
by Chris Harlan on Jun 20, 2012 at 2:46:20 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "I'd imagine to be around the cost of a good GPU if that's the market they are chasing. " This is interesting. These folks put together a Tesla GPU workstation and have a config tool. http://www.velocitymicro.com/wizard.php?sr
Re: Apple/Microsoft Ecosystems -- If Mac Pro is EOL, why stay with Apple at all?
by Walter Soyka on Jun 20, 2012 at 2:39:21 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jason Wood] "That's a beautiful sight!" Respectfully, I think that the CEO making the vague promise in a single direct customer email of "something really great for later next year" while Apple ignores the current generation of workstations entir
Re: Apple/Microsoft Ecosystems -- If Mac Pro is EOL, why stay with Apple at all?
by Craig Seeman on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:51:33 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Chris Harlan] "MacOptimists around here say that the vague confirmation of something coming next year is Apple promising allegiance to a workstation future. The iPessimists point to how far behind other workstations Apple's current offering is" I
More gasoline on the fire
by Alan Okey on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:46:36 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Yes, there has already been a post about the RED HP workstation, but it wasn't presented in quite as sensationalist of a manner: RED Gives up on Apple, Teams up with Adobe, NVIDIA and HP "While Apple is a powerhouse in eyes of consumers, the co
Re: Apple/Microsoft Ecosystems -- If Mac Pro is EOL, why stay with Apple at all?
by Chris Harlan on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:15:24 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jason Wood] "From all that I've read lately, I was under the impression it was EOL. If Apple continues to produce work stations, I'm not going anywhere." There is still a great deal of debate about what this all means. The MacOptimists around her
Re: Apple/Microsoft Ecosystems -- If Mac Pro is EOL, why stay with Apple at all?
by Rick Lang on Jun 19, 2012 at 11:54:53 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Jason: "I'm just about certain I will be buying a Windows workstation soon as the Mac Pro is EOL." With that caveat, who could complain? Trust no one is holding their breath waiting for an EOL announcement! Since there's another high-end offeri
Apple/Microsoft Ecosystems -- If Mac Pro is EOL, why stay with Apple at all?
by Jason Wood on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:37:29 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I'm just about certain I will be buying a Windows workstation soon as the Mac Pro is EOL. Currently all of my iDevices, laptops, desktops, workstations are Apple and it's been really nice having all of my hardware play nice under the same ecosystem.
Re: Microsoft Surface
by Jeremy Garchow on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:05:15 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Chris Harlan] "I love using the new AppleTV right now (I also have the Old version) but how long can I actually trust this cloud service? I'm losing my iDisk the week after next, which I have found very useful, and which a few scant years ago seemed
Re: Microsoft Surface
by Chris Harlan on Jun 19, 2012 at 8:41:35 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "As long as Apps can run in the cloud, and all of your music and movies can run in the Cloud, the new AppleTV makes sense. " Yeah. It's that "As long as Apps can run..." part that I have trouble with in regards to Apple. I love
Avid Media Composer + Red Epic HDRX + 2K Davinci Workflow
by Salvador Abarca on Jun 19, 2012 at 5:15:46 pm
in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hi Everybody! We just made some workflow testing and we ended up with a ton of questions we are still trying to figure out. *this is the final project: http://vimeo.com/44259869 To begin with, Working with the epic footage is quite cool now
NAB 2012: A Wide Open Future
by Bob Zelin on Jun 19, 2012 at 2:12:14 pm
in the NAB Expo Forum
Industry leader, visionary, and wielder of baseball bats and shotguns Bob Zelin takes a look at the world through NAB-colored glasses and sees that, from now on, anything goes.
Re: HP "RED" workstation
by Richard Herd on Jun 19, 2012 at 2:19:02 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Wow! That's a big deal. Really. It's huge.
Re: Actual Benchmarks on GTX 680's in Resolve?
by Jeremiah Belt on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:57:30 pm
in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Would love to hear anything you have soon Rohit. Need to make a workstation purchase soon. Or maybe a heads up on either buying GTX 580 3GBs or GTX 680s? Thanks.
Editing HD over USB 3.0
by Adam Epstein on Jun 18, 2012 at 5:36:37 pm
in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hi there. I'm considering getting one of the new Macbook Airs (2.0GHz Core i7 / 8GB of RAM, 512 GB SSD) to use as a travel workstation, and with the lack of Firewire ports was wondering if editing HD video over USB 3.0 is a valid option. Obviously, T
Re: HP "RED" workstation
by santiago marti on Jun 18, 2012 at 3:22:17 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
http://www.reduser.net/forum/showthread.php?81124-HP-820-Tower-RED-EDITION More info at the reduser forums. Read Jarred's posts, he seems to know a lot since he is a MacPro user, or was.
Re: HP "RED" workstation
by Andrew Richards on Jun 18, 2012 at 1:02:59 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Eric Santiago] "We have two ROCKETS costing as much as a 2003 Civic SI ;)" When that car was new it cost as much as a Sony DSR-1500 with all the optional cards- I almost bought one!
Re: HP "RED" workstation
by Eric Santiago on Jun 18, 2012 at 12:56:10 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Cant imagine the costs :P We have two ROCKETS costing as much as a 2003 Civic SI ;)
Re: HP "RED" workstation
by Frank Gothmann on Jun 18, 2012 at 12:03:27 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Motherboard can handle 512GB of ram, the 32 GB is probably what they ship it with. Sweet machine. We are looking to buy a "non-Red" z820 in July.

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