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brandon howlett
Need advice building an avid express pro pc
on Feb 27, 2005 at 5:28:06 am

Hi All,
I'm building an Avid express pro comp for a friend. I'm a audio guy and have build many audio computers so I kind know what I'm doing. I think I want a Asus pc-dl motherboard and dual xeon in the speed of 2.8. Also, I was thinking of a MATROX Parhelia Video Card. Can anyone recommend a better, maybe less expensive video card that will work well with avid express pro? I would also like to hear what everyone thinks of the motherboard. Basically, what would you build that is in this area of computers and price? Thanks for all the help.

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Gary Bettan
Re: Need advice building an avid express pro pc
on Feb 27, 2005 at 12:40:11 pm

the parhelia WAS a great choice with Xpress DV. Witht he release of Xpress Pro Avid added real-time 3D transitions that require an nVidia based card for best results. With Xpress pro we strongly recommend stepping up to a Quadro based grpahics card. The openGL in these cards is superb and Avid enginering keeps finding new ways to take advantage of it.

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