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    Things are a bit slow, converting to different file formats, burning VCDs and DVDs.
    My PC is a 1.67 GHz with a 64Mb graphics card and 512M RAM; 2 hard drives, 80Gb and 120Gb.

    Would upgrading to a 256Mb graphics card help a lot or is it the case of a new PC.

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    Converting to one format to another (encoding) is processor intensive, so unfortunately the graphics card upgrade wouldn't help.

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    ...and your PC is by no means a bad spec. Video editing is, in most cases, very slow. You could add memory and increase processor speed - but I bet it would make only a marginal difference. I took up knitting so I would have something to do waiting for renders, burns etc...
    Premiere Pro, Encore, Photoshop, Ulead VS6, WXP Pro, Core 2 Duo, 2GB, 2 x 250GB SATA3 drives, 2 x 250GB USB 2 external drive, DVD writer, GeForce 7300 GS 256MB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian in Northampton
    ... I took up knitting so I would have something to do waiting for renders, burns etc...
    I fell around laughing at that.

    Have you made any nice sweaters?

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    TM: yeah. Do you know anyone eight foot tall, 58" chest and with three arms? Who likes purple?
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