Question by Mario F: Computer system requirements for HD filmmaking?
I would like to start a filmmaking career, I’m planning in getting the JVC HD200 Pro camera, but i’m not sure what kind of computer equipment to get in order to edit my project. I would like to use a good editing software maybe Vegas and use After Effects. Can some body point me in the right direction?
Don’t mind the cost, I need to know what I need.
Should this be ok?
Dell Precision Workstation T7400 – 64bit Quad Core Intel® Xeon® Processor E5440 (2.83GHz,2X6M L2,1333)
Operating System Genuine Windows Vista® Business Service Pack 1, with media, 64, ENG
Memory 2GB, DDR2 SDRAM FBD Memory, 667MHz, ECC (2 DIMMS)
Keyboard USB Entry Quietkey, No Hot Keys
Graphic Cards 256MB PCIe x16 nVidia NVS 290, Dual Monitor DVI Capable
Boot Hard Drive 500GB SATA 3.0Gb/s,7200 RPM Hard Drive with 16MB DataBurst Cache™
Hard Drive Configuration C6 All SATA drives, RAID 0, 2 drive total configuration
Floppy Drive and Media Card Reader Options No Floppy Drive
Mouse New Dell USB Optical Mouse with scroll, All Black Design
DVD and Read-Write Devices 16X DVD-ROM with Cyberlink Power DVD™
Sound Card Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ XtremeMusic(D),Dolby® Digital 5.1,VSTA
Speakers Dell™ AX210 Speakers, Black
Resource DVD Resource DVD – Contains Diagnostics and Drivers
2nd Hard Drive 500GB SATA 3.0Gb/s,7200 RPM Hard Drive with 16MB DataBurst Cache™
Services 3 Year Limited Hardware Warranty with Next Business Day On-Site Service
Installation Services No Onsite System Setup
Labels Windows Vista™ Premium
I took your advise and looked at the Mac Pro computers, and they look pretty good. I customized it like so: Would this work? it goes for about $ 3,700.
*One 2.66GHz Quad-Core Intel *Xeon3GB (3x1GB) None
*1TB 7200-rpm Serial ATA 3Gb/sNone
*NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 512MBOne *18x SuperDriveApple LED Cinema *Display (24″ flat panel)None
*Apple Mighty MouseApple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad (English) and *User’s GuideAirPort Extreme Wi-Fi *Card with 802.11nNone
*Final Cut Express preinstalledNone
Answer by Mercuri
Should kick lots of butt for a video editing machine.
What do you think? Answer below!