Cinelerra recommends the following hardware:

We found this dual dual core Opteron with 128 bit, interleaved memory to be years ahead of anything else. It compresses MPEG-4 HDTV in realtime. The key is separate memory busses for each processor. Be aware most cheap motherboards share the memory bus of one processor with both processors.

Double Dual Core Opteron
4 Gig RAM
500 GB SATA drive
Tyan motherboard
Gigabit ethernet

Posted on: Sunday, September 10, 2006 by: in category: Hardware