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Old 08-06-2018, 05:31 PM   #16
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Can someone tell me if the computer Im interested in is strong enough?
This is what happens when you ask a "How long is a piece of string question"

Without knowing what you're going to edit, it's impossible to say with any accuracy. On top of that, Pinacle isn't widely used, so it may be difficult to find someone with experience knowing what the minimum you need to achieve the result you're after.

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I am also concerned about the integrated gaphics card, should I be?
Yes and no. It really depends on how the software uses your hardware. In some programs and codecs (media you're editing) it isn't close to enough and in others, it'll be fine.
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Old 08-06-2018, 08:10 PM   #17
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You want a PC with enough graphics to render the video, enough CPU to process it and enough RAM to transfer the speed. So get a modern i7 system.
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You want a PC with enough graphics to render the video, enough CPU to process it and enough RAM to transfer the speed. So get a modern i7 system.
"modern?"
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Old 08-08-2018, 08:30 PM   #19
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Any laptop that was created in 2016 - 2018.
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Old 08-08-2018, 08:32 PM   #20
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Also, Im going to buy a tv monitor. Im looking at a 19" RCA Class HD (720p) LED TV. How important is the monitor? Are there things(minimal requirements) that I really need to edit short films?
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Um well if you are going to be editing 4K you should have a 4K monitor, HD, HD monitor... etc. 720???
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Any laptop that was created in 2016 - 2018.
I dont edit with a laptop. Desktop only.
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Um well if you are going to be editing 4K you should have a 4K monitor, HD, HD monitor... etc. 720???
Im not shooting 4k
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Old 08-08-2018, 08:43 PM   #24
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Um well if you are going to be editing 4K you should have a 4K monitor, HD, HD monitor... etc. 720???
I will be shooting full 1080i HD resolution.
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Okay so get a HD monitor. I really like my dell 24 inch HD.
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Old 08-08-2018, 08:56 PM   #26
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This is my monitor.

https://amzn.to/2M65w5e

24" and IPS panel (Samsung), brighter than TN panel... stellar monitor.
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This is my monitor.

https://amzn.to/2M65w5e

24" and IPS panel (Samsung), brighter than TN panel... stellar monitor.
I understand that that is a better monitor, but what would go wrong if I get the 19" RCA Class HD (720p) LED TV? Its a lot cheaper.
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Because 720 is not full HD, and you are shooting full HD. So you need to see the res you shoot.
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PS. 19" is very small for editing. 24" would be the minimum to edit comfortably.
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Because 720 is not full HD, and you are shooting full HD. So you need to see the res you shoot.
If I use a 720p monitor to edit, the full 1080i HD will show on the rendered disc as full HD, right? So the problem would just be in the editing? I wont see it as full HD while editing, but the final product would be full HD, right?
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