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Merlin Vandenbossche

Member Since:
December 11th 2014
27 Posts
Advice on CPU/GPU upgrade
by Paul Herron 3 weeks ago
Hiya folks, first post here, go easy on me. Looking to upgrade CPU and or get a GPU. The aim is to create a better desktop than I currently have, specifically for editing and exporting video with Adob
Re: Advice on CPU/GPU upgrade
by Merlin Vandenbossche 3 weeks ago
I don't mean to pry but I strongly disagree on the suggestion for a Ryzen in your case. Since you already own a Z370 board, it would be more cost-efficient to upgrade along the Intel i7 or i9 path. Ge
Mac Pro Acceleration related crashes on Export
by Andrew Thomson 2 months ago
I've not ever posted here before that I can recall now, though I've been a long time member... Creative Cow has always been an excellent resource for ideas, tips and troubleshooting for me so thanks t
Re: Mac Pro Acceleration related crashes on Export
by Merlin Vandenbossche 2 months ago
I also just remembered: this version of PPRO (v13.1) is also one with 'added support' for multi-GPU workflows. That could also be a lead: this version in particular is maybe 'coded differently' than t
Building a new PC for 4K editing
by Felix Rojas 2 months ago
Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone could help me build a new PC for 4K editing. In terms of video cards I've heard good thing about the RTX 2060. It's sgot 8GB of Vram, but is that enough For Proc
Re: Building a new PC for 4K editing
by Merlin Vandenbossche 2 months ago
Hello Felix, The guys over at Puget systems do an insane amount of hardware tests with content creation software. They publish all results on their blogs and website. It is a good resource to compare
New rig: Can it edit 4k in premiere?
by Chris Capel 2 months ago
So I'm finally splurging on a new computer for editing after about 10 years. I've already ordered the following, but looked at a few videos and am wondering if I should've gone with Ryzen's 3900x inst
Re: New rig: Can it edit 4k in premiere?
by Merlin Vandenbossche 2 months ago
Hey Chris, As always all depends on the codec and source material. But in general this system will perform perfectly fine with 4K. Just make sure that (depending on codec) you store media on a fast en
Upgrade Audio Mysteries (to PP 13.1.3, build 44)
by tad newberry 2 months ago
I don't recall asking for this upgrade, and when i went back into my project, the audio was playing "differently". It was only playing back one channel of a 2-channel clip. The example here: on the or
Re: Upgrade Audio Mysteries (to PP 13.1.3, build 44)
by Merlin Vandenbossche 2 months ago
Ive been using the updated version a few days now, I haven't noticed anything seriously out of order. Have you tried deleting cache and database + resetting preferences on the app https: forums.adobe.
Premiere Pro/Resolve Crashing in 4K/CUDA workflow.
by Preet Malhotra 2 months ago
Please read, especially senior hardware experts, if any. Asus FX553VE i7 7700HQ 1050Ti 32GB 512 GB SX8200Pro NVMe Windows 10 180x 1903 Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018, 2019 DaVinci Resolve Studio 15.2.3.01
Re: Premiere Pro/Resolve Crashing in 4K/CUDA workflow.
by Merlin Vandenbossche 2 months ago
Hello Preet, Obviously try to update GPU drivers to see if CUDA performance returns to normal, if possible to Nvidia's creator ready drivers: https: www.nvidia.com Download driverResults.aspx 145178 e
Premiere 2019 Lag, should i switch to Resolve 15, or CPU upgrade?
by Joshua Pulido 2 months ago
Premiere Pro CC 2019 is running horribly slow, like if I move a clip on the timeline one frame over, or turn on or off an effect like curves, or even move the scrubber once through the timeline, the c
Re: Premiere 2019 Lag, should i switch to Resolve 15, or CPU upgrade?
by Merlin Vandenbossche 2 months ago
Hey Josh, Native H.264 4K will always get your computer to struggle with playback, even on beter hardware than yours. An even on Resolve. A better workflow would be to transcode to an I-frame only cod
Premiere 13.0 audio dropouts
by David Burkart 4 months ago
I've been editing a feature for 5 months in Premiere 13.0. For the past 4, have had a solid workflow for kicking out the screener copy. I export Prores 422 via an unnested timeline. I use previews and
Re: Premiere 13.0 audio dropouts
by Merlin Vandenbossche 4 months ago
I just saw you were exporting a multichannel mix: is your timeline just stereo then Try copying the whole timeline in a multichannel (8-channels) sequence instead. If multichannel: are all tracks prop
iMac Pros and 10G nets
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
There is probably only a fairly small group here that can answer this. But, I am looking for comparisons between performance on iMacs versus iMac Pros when connected to 10Gig shared storage networks.
Re: iMac Pros and 10G nets
by Merlin Vandenbossche 5 months ago
Hi Oliver, No experience with iMacPro, but quite a lot with the regular iMac. I run about five edit suites of Premiere, all iMac Retina 5K connecting through a 10Gbe network to a GRACK 12 storage. I u
Online resources for audio mixing for cinema standard (85dB LEQ)
by Merlin Vandenbossche 11 months ago
Dear audio professionals, I'm a video editor often tasked with mixing sound for our A V productions. I have experience mixing stereo sound and complying to the (broadcast) EBU R128 loudness standard o
Re: Online resources for audio mixing for cinema standard (85dB LEQ)
by Bouke Vahl 11 months ago
Don't worry too much. Well, concidering a theatre has way more dynamics than on normal TV, your problem is not there. EBU R128 is a very relaxed standard, most broadcasters allow for short peaks in no
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