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Topic: VIDEO CARD RANKING LIST FOR VIDEO MIXING - Page: 1

This part of topic is old and might contain outdated or incorrect information

NB! This tread is VERY old.. so the card list in beginning of tread is old cards and not updated..
* a note on top since someone bumped this tread many years later ;)


Video mixing in VDJ has two modes:
- None accelerated video : This needs a far less powerfull video card, but will consume more CPU and will NOT show video effects or transitions effects in "3d" or how its intended to show.
- Accelerated mode : VDJ uses the video cards built in powers to render effects and transitions. It will consume less CPU


Outdated
(these cards support have very week or no video mixing support and will most likely NOT work with VDJ hardware accelerated mixing thats needed for 3d effects use. These cards will most likely not be able to export the videomix to external monitor either )

Radeon 9100 IGP (integrated graphics)
Radeon 9200SE
GeForce 3 Ti 200
GeForce 3
GeForce 3 Ti 500
Radeon 9250
Radeon 9000
Radeon 9200
Radeon 9100
Matrox Parahelia 128
Radeon 8500 & Radeon 9000pro
GeForce 4 Ti

Mobile

Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP
Mobility Radeon 9100 IGP
Radeon 9000Mobility
Radeon 9200Mobility



Partially outdated
(these cards support week video mixing support, and migth not support hardware accelerated mode, or be able to preview on external monitor)

GeForce FX 5200
GeForce PCX 5300
GeForce FX 5500
GeForce FX 5200 Ultra
GeForce FX 5600
GeForce FX 5700LE
GeForce FX 5700
GeForce PCX 5750
GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
GeForce FX 5700ultra
GeForce PCX 5900
GeForce FX 5900XT
GeForce FX 5800
GeForce FX 5800ultra
GeForce FX 5900
GeForce FX 5900ultra
GeForce FX 5950ultra

Mobile

GeForce FX Go5200
Nvidia FX Go5600/5650
Nvidia FX Go5700


Low-end
(these cards might be considered weak, but some might work with hardware accelerated mode. If exported to external monitor, they might be too weak to run both video and effects without struggle, or not work at all. For internak mixing on PC they might work fine)

Intel GMA 900 & 950 Integrated graphics (chipset 915 &945) (need
3DAnalyse to emulate TnL function)
GeForce 6100 IGP (integrated graphics)
Radeon Xpress 200 (integrated graphics)
GeForce 6150 IGP (integrated graphics)
Radeon 9550SE & Radeon X300SE
Radeon 9600SE
Radeon X550SE
GeForce 6200 64bit (NV44)
Radeon X300SE HyperMemory
GeForce 6200 TurboCache
GeForce 6500 (TurboCache)
Radeon 9550
Radeon 9500
Radeon X300 & Radeon 9600
GeForce 6200 128bit (NV43a)
GeForce 6600LE (4 pipe)
Radeon X1300 HyperMemory (64bit)
GeForce 7300GS (TurboCache)
Radeon X550
Radeon 9800SE 128bit (4 pipe)
Radeon 9600pro & Radeon X600pro
Radeon 9600XT
Radeon 9800SE 256bit (4 pipe)
Radeon 9500pro
Radeon X600XT
Radeon X1300 & All-in-Wonder 2006
Radeon X1300pro

Mobile

Intel GMA 900 & 950 Integrated graphics (need 3DAnalyse to emulate TnL function)
GeForce Go 6100
Radeon Xpress 200M
Mobility Radeon X300 (64bit)
Mobility Radeon X300 HyperMemory (64bit)
GeForce Go 6200 (TurboCache)
Mobility Radeon X600SE HyperMemory (64bit)
GeForce Go 6400 (TurboCache)
GeForce Go 7300 (TurboCache)
Mobility Radeon 9600
GeForce Go 7400 (TurboCache)
Mobility Radeon X600 HyperMemory (128bit)
Mobility Radeon X600
Mobility Radeon 9700 (4 pipe)
Mobility Radeon X1300 HyperMemory (128bit)
Mobility Radeon X1400 HyperMemory (128bit)


Mid-Range
(these cards were/could've been considered top-end a few years ago, and are fairly powerful, and and most of them have no problem mixing with hardware accelerated mode internally. Some might not work at best level on external output, while some, like X1600 or 6800 or X800 should be doing ok. Video effect use with several effects activated similatiously might render slow on these cards, while regular video mixing, and single effect use can work good)

GeForce 6600
Radeon 9700
Radeon 9800
GeForce 7300GT (8 pipe)
GeForce 6600 DDR2 PCI-E
Radeon 9700pro
Radeon X700
Radeon 9800pro
Radeon 9800XT
ASUS GeForce 6800 512MB 128bit 540MHz crapness
GeForce 6800LE (8 pipe)
GeForce 6800XT (8 pipe)
GeForce 6600GT
Radeon X700pro
GeForce 6800
Radeon X1600pro
Radeon X800SE (8 pipe)
Radeon X800GT & Radeon X800RX (8 pipe)

Mobile

GeForce Go 6600
Mobility Radeon X700
Mobility Radeon X1600
Mobility Radeon 9800 (= X800SE on desktop)
GeForce Go 6800
GeForce Go 7600 (8 pipe)


Mid-High range
(some of these cards arent actually new, even outdated, but should be able to run VDJ mixing on a good level, hardware accelerated)


GeForce 6800GS (AGP version)
GeForce 6800GS (PCI-express version)
GeForce 7600GS
Radeon X800
Radeon X800GTO
Radeon X1600XT
GeForce 6800GT
Radeon X800pro
Radeon X850pro
GeForce 6800ultra
Radeon X800XL & Radeon X800GTO 16 &
Radeon X800GTO²
GeForce 7600GT
GeForce 7800GS
Radeon X1800GTO (12 pipe)
Radeon X800XT
Radeon X850XT
Radeon X800XT Platinum Edition
Radeon X850XT Platinum Edition

Mobile

Mobility Radeon X800
GeForce Go 6800Ultra
GeForce Go 7800 (16 pipe)
Mobility Radeon X1800 (12 pipe)
Mobility Radeon X800XT

High-End!
(these cards are outrageous; they are rather expensive, but insanely powerful. all of them are powerful enough to run the full eye candy setting, with effective render of simultanious effects on the video, and no glitches when skipping fast forward or backwards in the video)

GeForce 7800GT
Gainward GeForce 7800GS 512MB Bliss AGP (7800GT 20 pipe)
Radeon X1800XL
GeForce 7800GTX
Gainward GeForce 7800GS+ 512MB Bliss AGP (7900GT 24 pipe)
GeForce 7900GT
Radeon X1900 All-in-Wonder
GeForce 7800GTX 512
GeForce 7900GTX

Mobile

GeForce Go 7900GS (20 pipe)
GeForce Go 7800GTX
Mobility Radeon X1800XT
GeForce Go 7900GTX

Maximum Quality
(these cards are top of the line for flawless video use in any setting, mode or use)

Radeon X1900GTO (Crossfire for ultra high res AA/AF)
Radeon X1800XT (Crossfire for ultra high res AA/AF)
Radeon X1800XT PE (Crossfire for ultra high res AA/AF)
Radeon X1900XT (Crossfire for ultra high res AA/AF)
Radeon X1900XTX (Crossfire for ultra high res AA/AF)




[source of this guide is a gamer community, that have tested these cards extensivly on games. The guide is therefore not garanteed to be 100% accurate for video mixing, but should be pretty close. And some of these cards might not have tv-out)




Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 6:16 am


CORRECTION INPUTS OR UPDATE INPUTS FROM ALL YOU VIDEO MIXERS

Please use the following format for inputs/updates/corrections, and PLEASE keep the thread clean for informative and helpfull use for what cards work and dont work with Video mixing :


Name/model of the card:

Laptop or desktop :

Performance with videomixing internally, harware acceleration on, effects in use :

Performance with videomixing on external monitor/screen, hardware acceleration on, effects in use:



Please keep feedbacks short, clean, AND TEST EXTENSTIVLY before giving a feedback

Thanx ;)

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 6:39 am
great idea thanks


of course i'm thrilled that my hideous ati radeon 200 made the low end list.......lol

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 6:55 am
Gimme some nVidia 8800 (768MB of VRam?!!!) or ATI 850 action... in a notebook!

CALL THE FIRE DEPARTMENT!!!

The ATI Mobility Radeon x1600 (128MB) in my MacBook Pro works fine. =)

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 7:08 am
i couldn't help but notice radeon and geforce seem to rule the high end

i'm sure they're great on a mac.......as soon as i can get outta this hospital bed from my injuries from the exploding mac i'm gonna call the fire department again

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 7:23 am
see.....you really do have to experience pain for your art

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 7:36 am
dj-in-norway wrote :


PLEASE keep the thread clean for informative and helpfull use for what cards work and dont work with Video mixing :



I'll smak ya a** you Norris wimp! ;)

PLEASE DO KEEP IT CLEAN.

A CLEAN VIDEO RECOMMANDATION THREAD CAN BE GOLD FOR NEW TO VIDEO MIX DJS

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 7:42 am
hmm.. dont even see the video card we're using - nvidia geforce 7300le. could explain a few things.

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 8:14 am
wildcountryclub wrote :
hmm.. dont even see the video card we're using - nvidia geforce 7300le. could explain a few things.


I think they just dug one of those up in Africa somehere, along with some other fossils...

J/K!!!

(back on topic so norway doesn't smack MY a** like that NorrisWimp guy... who does "Mr. 10 star with the last 2 having some funky red outlines on them" norway think he is anyway, AKON?!!! Smack That norway!)

Um, yeah... Radeon and GeForce are good.

That should fool him... hehe ;)

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 8:20 am

7300 LE

For desktops.

Have 128mb shared memory as standard.

PCI Express card.

Might work ok for internal mixer, but not too good on external use.

As its PCI-E, I'd place it at low end.

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 8:24 am
l_ridsPRO InfinityMember since 2003
Can you sticky this thread for future reference please.

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 10:21 am
sbangsPRO InfinityMember since 2004
yes sticky!

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 10:30 am
sticky would definitly be nice for technologically impaired to go back to for reference!

so i gather i should make them shell out the big bucks for a monstrously insane graphics card?... the good thing about where i work - they buy and supply EVERYTHING! and if i really need it all i have to do is ask.
seriously tho - i would like to do more with the video and get the most out of the software features. any recommendations on the soundcard would be cool too. or would that be another thread?

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 11:33 am

Laptop: Dell Inspiron 5150 (3.2 HT 1.25GB Ram)
Video Card: GeForce 5200go 64MB Dedicated
Hardware Acceleration: Yes, No problems
Performs; Brilliantly! Video, Transitions smooth as silk, Camera pans, very slightly stuttered, but almost un-noticable! When main laptop screen is bogged down with 3 or more video preview windows, video out to club stays smooth. (this was gained after installing a 64MB card vs a 32MB card, it was not so smooth, moreso when main DJ screen, or PC was busy)

Downsides: Slightly jittery on videos with long smooth camera pans (this is way rare!) Really busy Sonique plugins can slow folder recursing, rather badly, from 4 seconds with no sonique, to 2 minutes with the worst plugin i found (Thads). This could be from CPU loading though.

Recomended?: Yes, Its cheap, and great for video, runs sonique happlily providing you don't recurse at the wrong time!
(If this happens, just turn the sonique pugin off for a moment, then reactivate, no one will notice!)

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 12:04 pm
Thanks dj-in-norway For This GREAT IDEA… Sound Card Thread Would Be Very Helpful..

Video Card
Sapphire Radeon X1600 PRO PCI Express 512MB DDR2 Video Card w/TV-Out, DVI & VGA

Desktop Computer; (Spec.) http://www.virtualdj.com/blog/paulettecerra/?category=0

Effects Are On, All setting on computer are set to max and I’ve not experienced any performance issues

Card feeds two LCD’s… OPS monitor and a monitor for Karaoke,, No Music Videos yet…

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 12:39 pm
86IvarHome userMember since 2006
dj-in-norway, what clubs are you playing on?
Im from bergen too...

Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 8:21 pm
This thread is about VIDEO CARDS .. not me or Norway;)

been djing at almost all nightclubs here : Metro, Mood/Banco, BlueVelvet, Engelen, Era, Maxime huset, Ricks, ClubInside, RoofGarden/Venue etc etc .. And out of town places too



but please stay on topic, this thread is about video cards :)
Hoping it will end up as a GREAT guide for cards for video mixing



Posted Wed 03 Jan 07 @ 8:47 pm
GREAT input ACW ;) thanx

Posted Thu 04 Jan 07 @ 7:54 pm
acw_djPRO InfinitySenior staffMember since 2005

Hey, that's my e-service response :-D, just share it in here to all folks.

;-)

Posted Thu 04 Jan 07 @ 8:25 pm
i have the radeon x1300 and i have no problems with video mixin on my monitor or external monitors!!
athlon fx-55/1 gb ram/ 350gb hard drive. i did have problems with it crashing my biostar cube with the same card and my cube is way more powerful than my home pc?!?!?! who knows.

Posted Fri 05 Jan 07 @ 4:14 am
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