You can make your System RAM selections below.
For the DreamStation Pro for Vegas Pro, we offer a 16GB, 32GB and a 64GB option.
The new Z270 chipset brings support for 64GB of memory. This system uses a is based on a 'Dual channel' memory architecture optimized for use with the Z270 chipset and Core i7 7700K.
The Render-Spare Drive is not required
for your Vegas System, but it's a good idea to have.
Having a secondary SSD or hard drive in addition to your Media RAID can be important. This drive can be used as
your EXPORT DRIVE for your exports to MPEG-2, Blu-ray,
H.264/265, QuickTime, or anything you are exporting.
Using a separate storage for exports will decrease
your render times because the system will perform better reading from one drive and writing to another. In addition, it allows you to make backup copies of your important clips and projects. If you selected a 4TB Media RAID then a 4TB Storage drive makes sense.
are a serious power user for Premiere Pro, After Effects, or Photoshop then
you should consider adding an SSD drive for your Media cache, scratch
disks, and After Effects cache. The SSD drive will considerably speed up those applications, when working with complex projects but you may need
to pay more attention to the size of those files andperiodicallydelete
For this system, we include standard DVD Recorder that also burns CD's. Alternatively, you can choose a Blu-ray recorder that supports BD-RE at 16x, DVD's at 24X and CD's at 48X. The Blu-ray burner will handle both 25GB and 50GB disks. Cyberlink Power 2 go software (OEM version) is included with each drive.
In this section, you can choose your option for the secondary full size bay. You can select a Blu-ray or DVD recorder with the same options as the primary optical drive or you can add a USB 3.0 (4) port hub for maximum flexibility on the front of the case.
You'll find your Display Card/GPU choices below. This is the part of your system that connects your monitors, but it also does a whole lot more with Vegas Pro. GPU acceleration is supported in Vegas Pro via Open CL, which is an programming language similar to CUDA technology found on nVIDIA cards.
Examples of GPU acceleration within Vegas Pro includes support for accelerating effects, transitions, compositing, pan/crop, track motion, and encoding. Playback and rendering also benefit from the GPUacceleration.
The built in Intel 630HD is the base graphics option on this system and performs quite well for formats up to 1080p for editing purposes. 4K is also supported for playback and editing. For more complicated projects involving After Effects, etc. you may consider our DreamStation-Extreme system for Vegas Pro.
You can add a dedicated GPU for even more acceleration with the AMD Radeon Rx480 with 8GB of RAM for fast previews, rendering, and better 4K support. The new nVIDA Pascal GTX 10XX series also works well with Vegas Pro.
In this section, you can choose your Internal Media RAID drive array. Please note that configurations that have 8 drives require the 8 bay case.
The Media RAID (volume) is where you will store your video, audio, stills, and other media for online editing. Although the Media RAID shows up as one drive letter, it is actually made up of two or more spinning hard drives or Solid State Drives.
We offer 2 types of RAID configurations. We use a multi drive RAID configuration for your media storage because one single hard drive is not fast enough to edit the formats used today in most cases. We use a proprietary 'caching' algorithm combined with our RAID configurations to enhance the multi stream performance. The end result is that you don't have to wait for your storage system to catch up to your creativity.
Media RAID-0: for Performance
In a RAID-0, we use 2 (or more) hard drives and combine them together so they appear as one drive letter (volume) in Windows. This is required for SD/HD/4K editing because a single hard drive is not fast enough. If you take the steps to make sure your important video and audio assets are backed up, then the standard (2) drive RAID-0 is adequate.Hard drives are mechanical, and they can fail. Our systems have numerous external ports for easy connection to USB 3.0, optional Thunderbolt drive arrays. There are many options to keep your media online and available.
Media RAID-10: for Performance and Content Protection
In a RAID-10, we essentially mirror a RAID-0. This is all done in the background with no intervention from you. The UPSIDE to this solution is fast speed with data redundancy. If a hard drive fails in the RAID, all of your projects and media are safe. With our RAID-10 configuration, if a drive goes down, the system continues to operate without a hiccup, and there is no need to rebuild a RAID-10 array to access your projects and media stored on it. Once you replace the failed drive, the array will be protected again. The DOWNSIDE to this solution is that it is more expensive, and doubles the number of hard drives required to implement it.
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The standard configuration comes with (2) wired GigabitLAN ports. Select a wireless option if you would likeÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Wi-Fi with the standard configuration.
Select the 1394 FireWire port for DV/HDV capture if need a 1394a FireWire port on your system.
Select the Thunderbolt add in card to add (1) Thunderbolt V2 ports for use with Thunderbolt devices. Please note that the Black Magic Ultra Studio 4K requires a Thunderbolt card.
For interface and preview display monitors, we are pleased to offer Samsung and LG monitors.
Besides amazing accurate color quality and accuracy, each Samsung monitor we offer comes standard with TILT, PIVOT, and HEIGHT adjustments.
The Samsung 32" monitor is a great choice with a lot of screen real estate. This Samsung monitor offers amazing 30 bit color (over a billion), and 30 BIT resolutions up to 2560 X 1600.
4K or UHD monitors are starting to become widely available. However, most of the models priced at less than $600 have very poor refresh rates making them unsuitable for video editing. You may choose a 4K monitor for use as an interface display (or two), or use it as a preview display. After looking at the models available, we believe the LG model we offer gives you the best color (nearly 100% Adobe sRGB) and at 4096 x 2160 (17:9). This monitor operates at the exact resolution of Digital Cinema 4K and support for 30bit color for over 1 billion colors.