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System requirements

Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme Pro requires the following minimum system configuration:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 1 or later.
  • Pentium 4 at 2.2 GHz, or AMD Athlon XP 1500+.
  • 1 GB physical memory (RAM).
  • Free PCI slot.
  • Display card (Matrox Millennium G550, P650, P750, or Parhelia recommended).
  • 16-bit sound card (DirectSound-compatible).
  • CD-ROM drive (DVD-ROM drive for Adobe Encore DVD installation).
  • At least 2.5 GB of free space to install all included software.
  • Separate hard drive for A/V content.
  • Video camera or VCR.

Note:  Realtime DV output requires the recommended system configuration listed below. Certain complex effects, or combinations of effects, require a more powerful system to prevent dropped frames during playback. Because some of the Matrox realtime effects are CPU-based, upgrading to a more powerful CPU might allow you to combine more of these effects.

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Recommended system configuration:

  • Pentium 4 at 2.4 GHz, AMD Athlon XP 2100+, or faster. *
  • 1 GB DDR RAM or RDRAM. *
  • DV-1394 camcorder or VTR.
  • NTSC or PAL video monitor.
  • Additional A/V drive for realtime export to disk.

*  You may want to upgrade your system to meet Adobe Premiere Pro's recommended system requirements as explained in your Adobe documentation.

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Important  It is recommended that you use a computer equipped with a power supply of at least 300 watts. Although RT.X100 Xtreme Pro does not consume much power, fully configured recommended systems with a high-end graphics card (such as Matrox Parhelia), two or three hard drives, and a powerful CPU, will push the limits of a 250-watt power supply.



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