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Vegas 6 + DVD vs Adobe premiere pro 1.5

by TheWiseFool / November 10, 2005 12:17 AM PST

I just bought my new HDR-HC1 and need to know what software I should go with to edit the HDV. Also building a new computer to deal with the Hi-Def editing, any recommendations on the components would be appreciated for the Motherboard, Processor, RAMM, Hard drive, Raid Card and Video Card.

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I would go with Vegas 6 for HD. They've been HD capable for
by Kiddpeat / November 10, 2005 5:46 AM PST

quite a while, and are close to the technical people at Sony. They are also much stronger with sound than Adobe is.

Hardware. I've been told dual core AMD 64 should be the minimum. The pros would like to see multiple dual core processors on the machine. One gig of memory will be a minimum. High speed SATA in a RAID is also recommended. I don't recall the recommendations on capture hardware.

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This is what I was figuring so far...
by TheWiseFool / November 11, 2005 1:50 AM PST

Processor: Pentium D 830
Mother Board: Asus P5WD2 Premium Motherboard
RAM: Corsair 1GB PC2-4200 DDR2 DIMM Memory (X2)
DVD Burner:NEC ND-3540A Dual Layer DVD

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DVD burner
by CWatkinsNash / November 11, 2005 9:42 AM PST

FWIW, I have the NEC ND-3540A and love it. I haven't burned a huge amount of discs yet, but I have tried every CD and DVD format it burns except DL (too $$ for me right now), and no problems at all. Fairly quiet too. Got a good deal at Tiger Direct.

I'd also like to have everything else on that list too. Happy


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Vegas 6 + DVD vs Adobe premiere pro 1.5
by jcrobso / November 10, 2005 5:51 AM PST

Well since Vegas 6 is a Sony product and you have a Sony camera,,,seams like a good match.
OK,, AMD64 X2 dual core processor, the fastest one you can afford. 2-512mb sticks of Dual DDR3200 ram.
MBs MSI, Asus and Gigbyte are very good ones.
The higher-end MBs have SATA raid on them. Some have so many SATA and PATA ports that you can have 8 hard drives.
Get one that has built in fire wire.
Get a 450~500w PSU.
If your not into gaming,, then any PI-X video card that has 256mb and is $80 and up will do. John

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You should also think about dual monitor support. You
by Kiddpeat / November 10, 2005 5:59 AM PST

should have one that is capable of displaying HDV in 1080i or p mode. The other would be used for the timeline and other tasks. The video card will need to be good enough to support these monitors.

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