Final Cut and an MDD

in Genius Bar edited January 2014
How well will the newest FCP run on a DP 1.25Ghz G4 (MDD) and 2gb, with a bus of 166Mhz?

Apple's requirements mentions this being the minimum, so it will run, but how painfully bad?

Would it be enough for me to learn?

Thanks for any help,



  • Reply 1 of 2
    MarvinMarvin Posts: 14,436moderator
    It'll probably run ok with it being a dual processor. I think I've tested Final Cut 5 on a single 1.25 G4 Mini and it ran ok. It would be better trying to get an Intel machine but there's not really an upgrade path for you as a Mini has a slow HD and isn't upgradable. The lowest Mac Pro is fairly expensive if it's for occasional work.

    For learning on, I'd say it'll be fine. Final Cut hasn't really gotten slower so it should run fairly well.
  • Reply 2 of 2
    tony1tony1 Posts: 258member
    Thanks for the reply, that helps.
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