RAID Drives Tested for 4K Editing by Stefan Ilea 4 years ago How is it possible that the G-Tech I tried, performed amazing even though the AJA Test speeds were slower than the Promise drive I tried Here's what I tested: - Playback of a 4K, 4 minute sequence in
Re: RAID Drives Tested for 4K Editing by Bill Ravens 4 years ago While not knowing, definitaiely, about the BMD Diskspeed Test, most diskspeed testers use a sequential read write process. Video files, OTOH, are random read write. As you've discovered, that makes a
What Hard Drive to Get for 4K Editing? by Stefan Ilea 4 years ago Based on this page Avid spec page: http: avid.force.com pkb articles en_US white_paper DNxHR-Codec-Bandwidth-Specifications DNxHR HQ Tranfer rate = 88.88 MB s = 88.88 Mega Bytes second From my calcula
Mac Pro or PC Config? by Stefan Ilea 4 years ago I am prepared to purchase a Mac Pro maxed out with these specs for 4K editing,VFX compositing, 3D animation and music production: $9,099.00 2.7GHz 12-core with 30MB of L3 cache 64GB (4x16GB) of 1866MH
Re: Mac Pro or PC Config? by John Pale 4 years ago The other issue is a presumably temporary one... Avid has noted a performance issue with the 12 core Westmere and 12 core New Mac Pros. Hoping they have it fixed in 8.4.
What Size RAID to get? by Stefan Ilea 4 years ago Hi All, What size RAID Array does anyone recommend to get for working (editing, titles, fx, etc) on a feature length movie in Media Composer(2hrs+ -) The clips will be 4K. Thank you!!!
Re: What Size RAID to get? by Michael Phillips 4 years ago What's the shooting ratio and total amount of dailies expected If editing at 4K, you can work in an "offline" type quality of DNxHR LB (low bandwidth). If you use that and 1 4 proxy for transcode, a 4
Can I Save to Internal Hard Disk? by Stefan Ilea 4 years ago Is there a way to save to and run transcoded bin media from my internal drive just to test the video playback performance that way The "filter out" button is unchecked, but my internal drive is grayed
Re: Can I Save to Internal Hard Disk? by Richard Sanchez 4 years ago I believe starting with OSX Lion (10.7) the system drive defaults to read only access at the root level where Avid writes media. You can either enable read & write access there, or use an external dri
Which Monitor to Buy? by Stefan Ilea 4 years ago Is there an "industry standard" or at least a general consensus of what 27"+ monitor to buy that is under $5000 for color grading I have not come across any definitive list, but the brands that have p
Re: Which Monitor to Buy? by Robb Albrecht 4 years ago I have a Dreamcolor and I love it. The picture is awesome but it's also kind of finicky about how you get it to display Rec. 709 color. Robb Editor Photographer Los Osos, CA
Which Mac to buy for 4K Editing? by Stefan Ilea 4 years ago Can someone please tell me what Mac machine and external storage I need to buy to get smooth full screen editing of 4K footage using the Media Composer 8 which I own My budget is $15,000. Please help!
Re: Which Mac to buy for 4K Editing? by Stefan Ilea 4 years ago Thanks for that info Bill and Shane. Now I'm wondering, would putting the 4K DnxHD converted footage on the Hard drive of the two Mac machines I'm test-driving give me the speed I'd need to get smooth