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Old 06-13-2010, 02:27 PM   #1
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Default Will Leadtek Spurs card work with Neo?

Can I use an existing / installed Leadtek SpursEngine crad to accelerate Neo AVCHD 2 with Booster or do I need to replace it with a Firecorder Blu card?

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Old 06-13-2010, 02:34 PM   #2
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The plugin for FireCoder Blu does not work with the Leadtek card. Unless you are a programmer you are out of luck.
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Old 06-14-2010, 02:40 AM   #3
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Thanks so very much for your concise and prompt reply. Looks like I will not be buying Neo AVCHD with Booster until I upgrade to the FirecodeBlu card, which apparently works both in the Edius as well as the Pegasys (TMPGE) software.

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Old 06-14-2010, 07:34 PM   #4
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It should be noted here that the Firecoder Blu only accelerates timeout output. Timeline playback is all CPU (and GPU for the GPU effects) based.
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Thanks for raising this point. I had assumed that the SpursEngine hardware would improve timeline performance as well as rendering speed, and am mostly interested in improving the editing, rather than rendering. Looks like the Firecoder is less usefull to me than I had expected. Thanks again,


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Old 06-15-2010, 05:29 AM   #6
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Edius Neo Booster will edit AVCHD natively with no need for a Firecoder card. How many tracks depends on how strong your computer is.
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