Computers, Video Editing

Intel 915 Motherboards: P4 for the Masses

November 9, 2004

ExtremeTech By Loyd Case November 3, 2004 Roundup: We test five motherboards that use variants of the Intel 915 chipset, plus one 865PE board with an LGA775 socket. Do you really need a pricey 925X board to get the most out of the new Pentium 4 line? A couple of weeks ago, we took an Read More

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Pinnacle LE6 Pro Graphic Card Compatability

November 8, 2004

It has come to our attention that the new LE Pro 6 BOB will NOT perform correctly unless you have a DirectX 9 graphics card. If you are using a non-DirectX 9 compliant graphics card (example: ATI Radeon 8500), your real-time output will revert to a degraded performance mode (single stream output) when used in Read More

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PCIe Ramps Up : Seven PCI Express Graphics Cards Compared

October 28, 2004

GamePC by Chris Connolly 10/18/2004 The transition to PCI Express has indeed been a painful one for the computing industry, causing confusion and frustration for both system builders and consumers. While changing computer connection standards is never easy, the pain of moving to PCI Express graphics cards from the well known AGP 8x standard has Read More

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ExtremeTech Five Intel 925X Motherboards

October 22, 2004

By Loyd Case Oct 14, 2004 Intel’s latest foray into core logic is its 900 series of chipsets, which include the 925X, the 915P and the 915G. We wrote extensively about the 925X and 915 back in June. Since then, Intel has weathered much-publicized woes about bugs in the ICH6R I/O controller hub. Those issues Read More

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Blu-ray DVD format

October 18, 2004

Blu-Ray DVD format continues to gain momentum Now, in the next millennium, High Definition video is demanding a new solution. History proved that a significant five to ten time increase in storage capacity and the ability to play previous generation formats are key elements for a new format to succeed. This new format has arrived Read More

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Videoguys' Insider Vol 4 Is 13

October 16, 2004

Pinnacle unleashes Liquid Edition 6, DVDit! 5 keeps winning awards, new keyboards, training and plug-ins for video editors. WOW! I can’t believe all the new products that have arrived over the past few weeks! 1) Pinnacle Liquid Edition 6 ships Friday. We’ve got fantastic upgrade offers for existing Edition software and Edition Pro hardware owners. Read More

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PC World: Your Ideal PC

October 14, 2004

Whether you’re upgrading your machine or building one from scratch, we show you how to choose the right parts and put them all together. Eric Dahl From the September 2004 issue of PC World magazine With PCs you can get what you want at any time by upgrading your current PC or by building one Read More

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Videography review: Medéa G-RAID

October 4, 2004

By Todd Sali Sep 30, 2004 Hard drives have done as much to democratize video editing as the DV format has. Multiple streams of uncompressed video and even more of DV are now possible with Apple Final Cut Pro HD and others because fast hard drives are now affordable and available. Medéa was among the Read More

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Home-Building for HDV

September 25, 2004

By Steve Mullen Video Systems Sep 1, 2004 How one editor specified his own system—from CPU to GPU—to optimize its HDV editing performance. Now that hdv is a viable production format with many associated editing solutions, I decided it was time for me to spec my own HDV editing system. Much has changed in our Read More

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DMN review – Dell Precision 470 Workstation

September 24, 2004

King of the Hill by Charlie White Dell sends fastest computer (for now) to Midwest Test Facility It’s been a while since we reviewed a Dell workstation here at the Midwest Test Facility. Since we evaluated a Dell 3GHz Precision Workstation over a year ago, numerous other computers have been placed under our scrutiny here Read More

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