1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 19, 2010 6:18 AM by Steve Grisetti

    cpu useage

    colonialclive

      i run pentium 4 3.20 GHz cpu and NVIDIA GeForce 7300 Ge, when i use pe8 it is using 100% of the processer is this normal.

        • 1. Re: cpu useage
          Steve Grisetti Adobe Community Professional

          Unfortunately, a Pentium 4 is probably not nearly enough real world power to run Premiere Elements 8. But that depends on

          your source footage. You may be able to work with tape-based video -- but you're certainly not going to be able to edit AVCHD or hard-drive camcorder-based video, which usually requires at least a quad-core processor.

           

          Meantime, do go to Premiere Elements 8's Help file and select Check for Updates to ensure you have the version 8 patch. That may help a little.

           

          But you're likely way underpowered -- especially if you're trying to edit anything but tape-based video. Sorry.

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