Avid Pro Audio Community

Avid Pro Audio Community

How to Join & Post  •  Community Terms of Use  •  Help Us Help You

Knowledge Base Search  •  Community Search  •  Learn & Support


Avid Home Page

Go Back   Avid Pro Audio Community > Legacy Products > 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win)

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-23-2003, 11:28 AM
storm-01 storm-01 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 348
Default PT LE for Win. XP v. Mac Pros and Cons?

I don't know whether I should get a G4 or have a pc hybrid built. The PC would have a 2.8 Ghz proc. 512 MB Ram and a 133mhz PCI buss with a 100 gig hd. It would also be a lot cheaper than the G4 because a friend is building it. My first question would be can you take a PT LE session on XP and easily transfer it to a mac TDM or LE system? Will this type of hybrid pc work very well with LE with little hang ups? What are all the pros and cons of each? You may also email me at dws151s@smsu.edu

Thanks! [img]images/icons/confused.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/confused.gif[/img]
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-23-2003, 12:00 PM
Allen Hallada Allen Hallada is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Sun Valley, ID
Posts: 6,686
Default Re: PT LE for Win. XP v. Mac Pros and Cons?

Storm,
Double check the ram on that PC. Should be PC2700 DDR or faster for that processor running at FSB333. If not you don't want it. I assume it is a P4 2.8Ghz.
They key here is the chipset. Make sure you are using a chipset that is proven to work. See the "Best System for PTLE for under 1k" thread for latest info on the hybrid PC. I'll bump it up to the top for you. The best P4 system is listed below on that first post.

Macs give you more third party software and plugin options at this time. The disparity is ending though. PCs give you double the processing power and after seeing the problems with OSX and PTLE 6.0 I'd say a more stable operating system in WinXP. That will be argued to death though.

You can easily transfer sessions back and forth with the Mac/PC compatibility option in the PTLE software. Just make sure it is checked when creating a new session.

Best part of owning a PC is that you become a member of the greatest user conference on earth!

Allen [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
C|24 Pros and Cons? DaleB ICON & C|24 26 04-18-2011 01:26 PM
001 vrs mix 24, pros n cons westgate 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 0 03-10-2003 04:07 PM
pros and cons SPstudios 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 25 01-11-2002 10:52 AM
Pros and Cons SPstudios 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 9 01-11-2002 07:05 AM
USD vs SSD+VSD, pros cons synthetic Tips & Tricks 2 08-22-2000 12:24 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:46 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2008, Jelsoft Enterprises Limited. Forum Hosted By: URLJet.com