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Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by mb720, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. mb720 macrumors newbie

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    Looking for the right mac to run FCS 2. Currently have iMac 7.1 w/ 2 ghz. 1gb ram and 250 gb hd. ive worked w/ FCE for the past year and im starting to realize that i need something with a little more power. any help is greatly appreciated!
     
  2. bigbossbmb macrumors 68000

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    put more RAM in it and make sure you're source files are on an external FW drive... I'd do that first before buying a whole new computer.
     
  3. mb720 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    gottcha but i have my current mac sold for a great price so...
     
  4. bigbossbmb macrumors 68000

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    then pick up a refurb Mac Pro and stick a couple hard drives in it + RAM.
     

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