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Old 10-22-2016, 06:28 PM   #5
David Clarke
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The RAM and processor are the two most important things here. I have never tried playing 4K footage on a dual core processor. I lowest I have used is 16GB RAM and a Quad processor core. It also depends on the type of footage - H.264 based? ProRes etc...

The graphic card is ok and although the hard drive is 5400 RPM it should be enough for one stream, even if you have to convert it to HQ to use it.

However, with the processor and RAM I would worry that it could not cope with some of the footage you plan to use. 4K footage still takes more effort to decode even if it is played at HD.
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