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Are these computer specs good enough for avchd video editing in adobe premiere p

Hello,

I am upgrading my prosessor, graphics card and ram i use adobe after effects cs5 and and premiere pro cs5 to edit my avchd, so please tell me if you think these specks will be enough to edit avchd nice and smoothly?


Prosessor: Not sure beetween intel core i7 870 or i7 950????
Graphics Card: not sure beetween the NEW NVIDIA GEFORCE 9800GTX+ 9800 GTX+ 1GB GRAPHICS CARD

or

NEW NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX460 460 GTX 768MB GRAPHICS CARD
?????


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  1. Processor isn't going to make too much of a difference if you use Premiere CS5 in hardware mode.

    Personally I'd get a Core i5 760 and use the cash you save to get a 2GB GTX 460 from either Palit or Gainward, put in the CS5 CUDA hack and run everything in hardware mode.

    Your edit will fly, and you won't be limited to AVCHD either.

    As far as After Effects goes, the i5 760 has enough processing power to render things out in pretty quick time.

    Just make sure you pair your i5 760 with 8GB RAM to give Dynamic Link some real stability (and with 4GB RAM modules finally showing up, see if you can stretch to 16GB RAM - CS5 will love you for it).
  2. I thought the GTX465 was a better choice? Its the original Fermi chip that hasn't been scaled back. Its CUDA power is supposed to be better.
  3. Well my budget is $500 for an upgrade so i was quoted $250 to upgrade to 8gb of ram and on ebay 15 processors are $180 so that leaves me with buying windows 7 ultimate for $130 of ebay but i no not much about graphics card as cs5 was designed for nvidia graphics card i would need to no what to get for avchd video editing????
  4. All i need to no is were i should start first by getting more ram, new procssor or new graphics card my current ram is 4gb (500gb).

    Thanks
    Jacob
  5. jacob1001 said:
    All i need to no is were i should start first by getting more ram, new procssor or new graphics card my current ram is 4gb (500gb).

    Thanks
    Jacob


    What's your existing system then?

    If you're looking at CPU upgrade you're gonna have to change your motherboard and probably your RAM too. So, you're looking at building a whole new system.

    So after that, RAM will be the next choice, but if you're not already running DDR3, 8GB DDR2 can be a bit expensive.

    So then it's the graphics card.

    Oh, and don't bother with Windows 7 Ultimate - it costs a fortune and doesn't offer you anything of use over the Home version - save some cash and get Home.


    @4745454b:
    GTX 465 is knocked all over the park by the GTX 460 - Nvidia really messed up with it. The GTX 465 is a cut-down GF100 used in the GTX 470 and GTX 480, so it's hot, power-hungry and not much more powerful than the GTX 460.

    The GTX 460 on the other hand is a nicely refined GF104 so it runs a lot cooler with less power draw, and certainly in games often matches or beats the GTX 465.

    CUDA-wise, you see excellent Premiere CS5 acceleration from something as low as a 1GB GT 240, so I really wouldn't worry about the 16 less CUDA cores between the GTX 460 and GTX 465.
  6. Thank you am im just a bit confused about when u said changing my whole motherboard i thought it is easy as pulling the graphics card out and putting the new one in touching nothing else???
  7. jacob1001 said:
    Thank you am im just a bit confused about when u said changing my whole motherboard i thought it is easy as pulling the graphics card out and putting the new one in touching nothing else???


    Not if you're changing processors - you said you're possibly looking at changing processor, so that will require a new motherboard and RAM.


    What is your current system?
  8. Do you no how much that new motherboard would cost?
  9. Have you been a member of this website for 40 years wow that alot!
  10. jacob1001 said:
    Do you no how much that new motherboard would cost?


    It depends entirely on what CPU you want to get.


    i7 870 will require socket 1156 motherboard, and they can be anything from $85 to over $300 depending on what you get.

    i7 950 will require socket 1366 motherboard, which can be anything from $150 dollars and up.

    On top of that, socket 1156 boards use dual-channel DDR3 RAM, socket 1366 boards use triple-channel RAM, which is a bit more expensive.


    There is also the AMD route.


    But, I'll ask again - what is your current system?????
  11. You are so smart at computers,

    am well my computer is at the shops right now getting repaired but i will tell you what i can remember it is but the information is on that computer.

    Windows xp 2002 home edition
    4gb of ram (500gb)
    Graphics card - ?????Not sure will look tommorow
    Processor??????
    motherboard type???????????????????????
  12. 2x2GBs of DDR3 is anywhere from $75- $90 on newegg. x2 and you should be spending $150-180. I would never buy a MS OS used, nor off of ebay. You also don't need Ultimate. I'd be willing to bet Home Premium is enough for what you want to do. Lets say $170 for the ram, a $180 CPU and $100 for Win7 HP and your looking at $450ish spent so far. Here is where it gets tricky.

    Its not that "cs5 was designed for nvidia graphics card" but cs5 can support running things with CUDA. Because of this you don't actually need a $180 CPU. You can buy a much cheaper CPU and spend the money on a video card which will be much faster then the CPU. You might want to look at a much weaker CPU ($80) then buy the Nvidia video card.
  13. ohk thanks for the reply well this might sound wierd but windows 7 ultimate is cheaper than home premium and professional as i am getting it offered to me at a discounted price $100 the full thing, i was thinking getting an i5 processor with and really good nivida graphics card and upgrading ram to 8gb????


    What do u think?????????????????????????
  14. I know of the differences between GF100 and GF104. I know 104 runs cooler, etc. There are more changes inside however other then the number of SP/CUDA cores. I don't have time to sort through it, but I'm talking about this stuff.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/3809/nvidias-geforce-gtx-460-the-200-king/3

    I'm not sure if the GTX465 or 460 is better at running this stuff.
  15. jacob1001 said:
    ohk thanks for the reply well this might sound wierd but windows 7 ultimate is cheaper than home premium and professional as i am getting it offered to me at a discounted price $100 the full thing, i was thinking getting an i5 processor with and really good nivida graphics card and upgrading ram to 8gb????


    What do u think?????????????????????????


    By the sounds of it, going with an i5 CPU will require a new motherboard and new RAM so you're looking at a whole new system.


    If I were you, I'd just upgrade your existing system to have 8GB RAM and get a decent Nvidia card - 2GB GTX 460 will be excellent for CS5 and gaming in one package.

    And make sure you have a good power supply - 500W will be fine if you don't have one already.
  16. Thank you i found $290 for that card not sure if i should upgrade my processor or ram?????
  17. Like I said, upgrading your processor will need a new motherboard AND new RAM, so it's a whole new machine.

    But lots of RAM will really help out with your editing and graphics.


    I think you're best off doing RAM and graphics card, but when your system comes back from repair let us know what your current processor is so we can give accurate advice.
  18. Ohk thanks ill get back to you tommorow dunno what country you are from but im from australia?
  19. UK here
  20. What are your current computer specs?
  21. jacob1001 said:
    What are your current computer specs?


    Embarrassing atm :lol:


    Still running with an old 3.2GHz Pentium 4 with 3GB RAM and GeForce 6800 Ultra, but she's tweaked to hell and back and still going strong.

    Although I built my housemate a Phenom II X2 550 last Christmas for WoW and build all the systems for where I work.

    I do have plans to build a new web server/file server/HTPC in the next month or so - Core i3 mini ITX system, and early next year my new workstation (for video, graphics and gaming) will be based off a i7 980X and Rampage III Extreme.
  22. Ohk my cousin has the best computer specs i have ever seen as he has the money to do all that ill tell you what he is currently running on.


    Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Processor LGA1366 12MB
    HP nVidia Quadro FX4800 1.5GB PCIe Graphics Card
    13gb of ram

    not sure the rest of the specs
    he built it himself
    its so fast


    tell me what you think of his computer?
  23. Best answer
    Very nice system, although it's probably 12GB RAM, not 13 ;-)

    He'll be using that for work then as the Quadro isn't a gaming card.
  24. Best answer selected by jacob1001.
  25. yeh he has heavy work programs on his computer as he owns a apple packing factory and that computer controls the machines ect
    i just need a little bit of help on my laptop i need to no if these specs are good enough for photoshop cs5


    Manufacturer: Toshiba
    Model: Notebook
    Rating: 5.1 Windows experience index
    Processor: Pentium (R) Dual-Core CPU T4400 @2.20GHz
    2.20Ghz
    Installed Ram (Ram): 4.00GB
    System type: 64 Bit operating system
    (What do you think of the computers system)????
  26. Am the card that you reccomended me to get "GeForce GTX 460
    " Specifications dont look that great ill send you the link to were i found it on ebay.
    or maybe better you find a card on ebay and send me the link?????


    http://cgi.ebay.com.au/NEW-NVIDIA-GEFORCE-GTX460-460-GTX-768MB-GRAPHICS-CARD-/130448898448?pt=AU_Components&hash=item1e5f5c3990
  27. Its come down to these three cards????

    Nividia Geforce GTX465 - http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ECS-GeForce-GTX-465-1024MB-Memory-PCIe2-0-/300486860920?pt=AU_Components&hash=item45f669a078

    Nividia Gefore GTX460

    and

    ECS Nvidia Geforce GTS 250 2GB PCI-E 2.0 Video Card - http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ECS-Nvidia-Geforce-GTS-250-2GB-PCI-E-2-0-Video-Card-NEW-/140444795106?pt=AU_Components&hash=item20b32980e2


    Which one do you reccomend????????????????????????
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