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Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 Studio Techniques by Jacob Rosenberg

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Appendix B. Setting Up

The first question that I am always asked at tradeshows is “What’s the best system for Premiere?”

Finding the right configuration for your editing system is probably the most important element of the process, aside from shooting your material. It can be the difference between comfort and pain, little issues and big issues.

But defining “the best” is a bit tricky. The answer largely depends on how much you use the application and in what ways. Are you a hobbyist, professional, semi-professional, or a starving artist like me?

Building Your System

In all cases, a healthy portion of memory (RAM), a FireWire port, graphics cards, multiple hard drives, and a decent processor are the base elements on which to build your system. More ...

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