Hello folks, great forum!
For the last 4-5 years I've been editing on a Pentium 4 3.4ghz rig (ASUS P5AD2-E Premium mobo, 3GB of Ultra 533mhz RAM, Radeon X850 video card, lots of HDD space!) and its been an absolute beast. In January of this year I purchased two Canon HV30s for the move to HD.
I've nearly always relied on Pinnacle Studio 9 (yes, 9!) and also 12. But I knew I had to step it up to get the full use of my HD footage. So obviously it was time to build a new rig.
The specs of the new one are in my signature here. I'm also upgrading to Sony Vegas Pro 9.
Can anyone tell me what differences I'll see in editing/rendering performance? The specs between the two builds are so far apart I cannot fathom it. I won't start using the new PC until all the parts trickle in via UPS...so about another week.
Any feedback on the rig or what to expect in workflow with Vegas?
Apevia X-Jupiter G-Type
Intel Core i7 920 2.66Ghz
ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 Mobo
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600Mhz (12GB)
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB drives x 3
Pioneer 203 Blu-Ray burner
EVGA GeForce GTX 260 SSC video card
Creative SB X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Pro sound card
Corsair 750w PSU
Thermaltake HDD coolers x 3
Acer 19" widescreen monitors x 2
Logitech MX3200 board/mouse
Logitech X-540 Speakers