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    Avid windows or mac
    I am thinking about buying Avid Media Composer, my only question is "does it run better on windows?" I heard that from a friend but was wondering if any of you have had any experience on the subject.

    Thanks

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    Hi, that's what i found in website, hoping that would help for you
    Windows

    * Computer: Avid-qualified Windows-based computer or laptop (see details)
    * OS: Windows 7 Professional (64-bit), Windows XP Professional SP3 (32-bit), Windows Vista Business SP2 (64-bit), Windows Vista Ultimate SP2 (64-bit)
    * Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33 GHz processor or faster
    * Memory: 2 GB of RAM (4 GB of RAM recommended; Windows Vista requires 4 GB of RAM)
    * Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro FX family** (FX 560 or higher)
    * Internal Hard Drive: Minimum 80 GB 7200 rpm hard disk
    * Optical Drive: DVD drive for disc-based software installation

    ** Only NVIDIA cards are supported; full-screen playback requires a minimum of 128 MB of graphics memory.

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    Avid windows or mac
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    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    Here's the Mac requirements for comparison:

    • Computer: Avid-qualified Mac-based computer or laptop* (see details)
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6.3 (Snow Leopard)
    • Processor: Intel Dual or Intel Dual Core 2.66 GHz Xeon processor or faster, or Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33 GHz processor or faster (laptops)
    • Memory: 2 GB of RAM (4 GB of RAM recommended)
    • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce family**
    • Internal Hard Drive: Minimum 80 GB 7200 rpm hard disk
    • Optical Drive: DVD drive for disc-based software installation

    ** Full-screen playback requires a minimum of 128 MB of graphics memory.

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