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    Is 2010 Mac Pro capable of 1080p editing?

    Hello folks,

    I've got a 2010 8-core Mac Pro with 15GB of RAM on OSX 10.9.5 that worked great when we were editing a 720p film some time ago. But trying to edit 1080p clips in FCPX, Motion, etc....
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    I've got a NewerTech G3/400 installed. Thanks,...

    I've got a NewerTech G3/400 installed. Thanks, everyone, for your advice.

    najeeb
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    Thanks billbo. But let me clarify: are you...

    Thanks billbo. But let me clarify: are you saying that the Audiomedia III card will work with an accelerated Mac? I'm told that there's a frequency issue between accelerated Macs and audio cards...
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    Um, actually that was my thread on the...

    Um, actually that was my thread on the Videophiles section, but I was asking about video performance there. I asked a separate question here only because I was asking about audio cards that work...
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    Thanks for your comments. On the issue of a...

    Thanks for your comments.

    On the issue of a G4-800 card, I keep hearing references that the existing bus is the limiting factor for upgrade cards, with 10x the bus as the maximum chip speed. ...
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    Hi. I have a Mac 7300 accelerated to a G3-400,...

    Hi.

    I have a Mac 7300 accelerated to a G3-400, 1G RAM, USB/FW PCI card, Ultra160 Cheetah 36G (x2). The 7300 bus speed is 50.

    I am told that this is way too slow for video capture and editing,...
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    Greetings from Kazakhstan. I have a Mac 7300...

    Greetings from Kazakhstan.

    I have a Mac 7300 accelerated to a G3-400, 1G RAM, USB/FW PCI card, Initio Ultra 160 card, 2 Cheetah Ultra160 36G drives. Now, I thought I had built myself a nice audio...
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    Thanks for your suggestion, Gregory. My...

    Thanks for your suggestion, Gregory. My follow-up question is late, as I have just returned from travelling, but let me ask anyway: out of curiousity, any idea why the older 9G 50-pin Seagate worked...
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    Hi Gurus, I recently installed a 10k Cheetah...

    Hi Gurus,

    I recently installed a 10k Cheetah ST336706LW with a Miles2 as a dedicated drive for Cubase audio recording in a 7300 G3/400/1G RAM/0S 9.1. The new Cheetah was formatted using Apple's...
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    Kaye, Gregory, You've put in a tremendous...

    Kaye, Gregory,

    You've put in a tremendous amount of effort into answering my questions. I very much appreciate your thoughtful input. Although I'm a bit new to this side of computing - until now...
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    I forgot to give you for the 9G drive: ...

    I forgot to give you for the 9G drive:

    ExpressTools figures: sustained read: 7.3MB/s; sustained write: 8.6MB/s.

    On MacBench:
    sequential read 512: 832
    seq read 1024: 3251
    seq write 512:...
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    Oh, my connection time did run out. Many times. ...

    Oh, my connection time did run out. Many times. But what price for performance? (I'm starting to talk like you guys! <:-]).

    Right then. Thanks to both of you for your comments. More info from...
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    Having recently purchased and installed a 36G LVD...

    Having recently purchased and installed a 36G LVD Cheetah 10k and Miles2 I simply assumed that all would be well and hadn't thought of testing the performance until I read Wez's recent trials and...
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    I have read, in several of the preceeding...

    I have read, in several of the preceeding messages, the incredible speed gain to be had from having 2 internal Ultra160 drives in a Raid0 setup. I have been trying to read up on just what Raid is,...
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    Thanks for all your wise words. I will take your...

    Thanks for all your wise words. I will take your advice and buy 68-pin Seagate.

    One last question. Is 15k rpm overkill for my setup (vs 10k rpm)? I'll be using a Miles2 in a 7300 with a...
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    Thanks ricercar and Rick for both your opinions....

    Thanks ricercar and Rick for both your opinions. The super cheap 80-pins are the reason why I asked this question as well - at present an 80-pin IBM 36G can be had for $159; a 73G 80-pin Cheetah for...
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    Greetings, I have a 7300 with a NewerTech...

    Greetings,

    I have a 7300 with a NewerTech G3/400, 1G RAM, OS9.1, running Cubase with a plan to introduce video editing. The original 2G boot drive has become woefully inadequate so I would like...
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