Single CPU Windows PC System
A typical Single Processor system for running NLE or graphics applications might comprise:-
Intel E8500 3.16GHz CoreDuo CPU (45nm technology) on Intel-P45 PCI-Express
chipset motherboard with on-board SATA, audio, 1394, USB2 & gigabit ethernet,
mid-tower case, 650W EPS PSU, 2GB DDR2 system RAM, 500GB + 1TB hard drives (for system &
video - both 7200rpm SATA), dual optical drives (Dual Layer DVD+/-R/RW),
512MB 9600GT dual output PCI-Express graphics card - including Windows XP
Pro or Vista Business 32 or 64bit.
System price for the above spec - 910.00
or with QuadCore Q9550 & 4GB RAM fitted - 985.00
or with i7 920 (effectively 8-core) & 3GB RAM fitted - 1095.00
(All systems are built to order, so just ask for any required options.) E&OE
Also, see our Systems we have been building... section for an example of a high-end RTX100 system like that pictured (right), featuring a dual-redundancy RAID-6 disk array.
Sample Dual Processor system build.
This system would be suitable for use with:-
- Avid XpressDV or Xpress Pro/HD
- Blackmagic Decklink SDI I/O cards
- Canopus Edius
- Digital Rapids DRC capture/encoding/streaming cards
- Leitch VelocityQ
- Matrox RT.X10/100 or RT.X2
- Any software-only NLE (eg Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Avid Liquid Edition, etc)
- DVD Authoring (eg DVD Workshop)