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Sean Sartori
terrible playback with mac pro and mavericks
on May 22, 2014 at 11:19:08 pm

Hi,

I'm on the new mac pro trash can, grading in resolve full version 10.1.4.009. The machine has two AMD Firepro D700 graphics cards and a decklink studio 2 card. I'm working on a 80minute doc in SD.

I have terrible playback in the color window. in the media or edit window playback is smooth. in the color window the viewer and my external monitor have horizontal artifacting, looks like typical DV choking. Its hard to watch. I'm playing off a 13 TB SAN, its definitely not the drive. I have OpenCL set as the processing mode and i trashed all Cuda drivers. and this hot rod machine can't even play 8bit DV smoothly. what gives?


Processor 3 GHz 8-Core Intel Xeon E5
Memory 16 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 ECC
Graphics AMD FirePro D700 6144 MB
Software OS X 10.9.3 (13D65)


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Marc Wielage
Re: terrible playback with mac pro and mavericks
on May 23, 2014 at 1:07:18 am

Roll back to OSX 10.9.2 and see what that does.


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Margus Voll
Re: terrible playback with mac pro and mavericks
on May 23, 2014 at 6:34:47 am

Also see that your image path is set up so that machos your material.

If you look SD in HD timeline it ma also happen like this some time.

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Margus

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Andy Winter
Re: terrible playback with mac pro and mavericks
on May 23, 2014 at 8:14:27 am

last project came in in sd i ended up upscaling everything in hd because of several
weird davinci behaviours :). if you have a teranex try it, this way you have the control
of the upscale, and nowadays it is very likely to be upscaled anyhow...


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Bill Ravens
Re: terrible playback with mac pro and mavericks
on May 23, 2014 at 1:33:18 pm

http://9to5mac.com/2014/05/21/os-x-10-9-3-breaking-mac-pro-graphics-card-co...



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Sean Sartori
Re: terrible playback with mac pro and mavericks
on May 23, 2014 at 3:05:05 pm

ah, ok. We are looking into rolling back to 10.9.2 after this project is done. ugh.


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