2 Replies Latest reply on Jul 14, 2010 4:53 AM by yenaphe

    PC or laptop for HD Video editing ?

    AnilGuptaIndia Level 1

      Hi

       

      If the configurations are exactly the same, is a PC or a laptop better for HD video editing ?

       

      in terms of :

       

      a) functionality and speed (performance)

      b) ease to use

      c) comfort to work

      d) budget and cost

      e) plug ins/devices etc

      f) impressive sounds and visuals

       

      etc

       

       

      thanks

        • 1. Re: PC or laptop for HD Video editing ?
          Mylenium Most Valuable Participant

          If the configurations are exactly the same,

           

          They never are. at least I have yet to see a notebook with a W series Xeon processor . The rest is not realyl relevant. Even cheap notebooks have enough juice for some good work today, so it mostly becomes a matter of preference. Of course when it's your only work computer, you would buy a quite expensive notebook with a large screen, stong processor and lots of RAM and then it is more expensive than a comparable desktop. Its performance requirements would also greatly impair battery life so it's not exactly a mobile solution....

           

          Mylenium

          • 2. Re: PC or laptop for HD Video editing ?
            yenaphe Level 4

            The major bottleneck I find with laptops is the lack of fast and reliable HDDs, not even talking about RAID. It really depends on how complicated your projects are.