Archived from groups: rec.video.desktop (More info?)
On 30 Aug 2004 07:26:36 -0700, email@example.com (Pablo)
>Looking at buying a new PC -- P4 3.4Ghz HT, 1.5GB 533mHz RAM, 80GB
>boot, 2x36GB SCSI 10k RAID 0, 16x DVD+r/+rw.
>The system has a built in 1394 port, so my question is do I still need
>a video editting board? I'm eyeing the RT.x100, but am unsure if I
>need it w/ Prem Pro 1.5.
>What benefit is a video editting board with these new systems?
>(excluding capturing from analog)
>I will be burning DVD.
No there is no need for that, strictly speaking. However working with
video on a (one) vga-monitor isn't ideal. If an extra board makes it
possible to view some of your work (for example the timeline) on a
pal/ntsc-monitor then that has its advantages. Furthermore those
boards give acceleration to certain actions which maybe of value to