I am buying a new pc. what should i buy

  rob47 14:53 23 Apr 04

What i want it for is copying films from camcorder to dvds. plus it has to be fast at multiple applications. what should i go for.
thank you.

  TomJerry 15:08 23 Apr 04

You can get a machine just for the work, any PC with over 1Ghz CPU and firewire interface will do the job if your camcorder is digital one. You can speed a lot of dosh for a super PC.

The one PC cost £999, I think, is pefect for your requirement no matter your camcorder is digital or anologue.

Which machine I am talking about? Toys R Us click here

If you are really into film editing, you need a dedicated real-time video editing card produced bt matrox: Matrox RT.X10 which costs around £500 itself.

  pj123 16:29 23 Apr 04

It doesn't matter how fast the PC is. Coyping from camcorder to DVD is always done in real time. I have an Athlon 2000 pc but to copy a 3 hour tape onto DVD takes at least 5 hours.

  TomJerry 00:54 24 Apr 04

ToyRus PC £999 and some extra upgrade, upgrade memory to 1GB, £65, put a RTX10 Realtime Video Editing Card £445 click here. Get an additional HDD for store video files. 160Gb (£80). For real easy digital video recording, get a dvd recorder click here.

  swapper 07:39 24 Apr 04

Can I suggest click here

As you know what you want, why not conact a small, excellent company, who will build what you need at a very reasonable cost, AND provide an excellent after sales service.

  TomJerry 09:11 27 Apr 04

If you still have not decided, check out some special offers in click here. The systems all got two 200gb HDD, great for video storage and editing.

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