Yes I do have a few questions and concerns / first a little background / I don't post here often even though I did have lots of problems in the past.
I have just come through extreme problems with My CS4 production premium setup on a core I7 920. 6gb RAM setup.
It just cant handle ACVHD files, it plays them just fine / but as soon as a I add any color correction of FX's other than just mostly transitions, or use bridge, everything comes to a halt..
I Have an open tech support case now for 9 months with no soultions.
Did a reinstall and everything
It seems that running it on XP with 3gb memory restriction is the main problem /
>>running premier alone sort of 1/2 works, at times / but with many many crashes during a 10 minute progect file
>>used as a suite with Bridge it is definately a No Go<
10 months of agony and wasted time, but I di like the features if I can just get a system put together which works propery.
>>Tech support staff have very nice and polite people, which is a pleasant shock after many years of buying software from designers who seem to hate their customers.. I'm taling about the big "S--------" fill in the blanks.
However / talking with a diferent person every time I call "Is a big problem" especially with a long on going case / it gets too complicated for a new tech suport person to follow what has already been done / it is not fair to them either.
My file is a book. Have a look ?
With that said:
I have been working with level-3 tech support (thanks Adobe) and am about to buy yet another new computer built form the ground up which will work properly with CS5 Production premium:
Win-7 Pro 64 bit
980 Expteme Processor
24 GB Ram
10,000rpm Velcro raptors / system and scratch disks.
With a certified Quadro card / 4000 or 5000..
We could be talking about a $6,000.00 computer here, so it just has to work.
Now this is where I start to have some concern:
>>>A Quadro 5000 is about $2000.00 / Canadian pricing. tax in.
I know I could go with a 470, but t a true Quadro seems to have it's advantages ??
I am reading a lot of complaints here about the Quadro Cards ( or cuda in general) "not being of much help when working with ACVHD files"..
>>>>What's the truth about this topic.
There seem to be a lot of remarks that CS5 is even worse than CS4 when it comes to ACVHD editing and rendering, even with a certified Quadro card. in my case /this scares me to death ?
<<I ahve been around forums of all types for many years, so I am aware that they often attract more people with complaints than customers who are happy<<. The happy ones are busy being productive and you never hear from them, even though they may out number people with problems
This being said:
Would Adobe please reply to my above mentioned ACVHD concerns:
>>I certainly do not want to invest all this money in a true Quadro card just to find out it does not work so well with ACVHD files<<
I already have purchased CS5 Production Premium and am about to place an order for a new computer build in the next few days;
I will be switching over to a Sony EX1-r sometime down the road, after I recocer from buying a second new computer in a little over one year. >>But for now, I'm stuck with ACVHD format. $$$$