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AVID Media Composer

Here’s some news from Avid regarding the latest certified systems that can be used for the Media Composer 7 software and associated hardware. Unfortunately there is no news as yet on when the new Mac Pro will be certified, stay tuned for that announcement.

Avid is pleased to announce support for a number of new systems from HP, Dell, Lenovo and Apple for the Media Composer family of products.

Media Composer, NewsCutter and Symphony now support three new HP workstations (a Z820, Z420 and Z1), three new Dell workstations (the T7610, T5610, and T3610), three new Lenovo workstations (the D30, C30, and S30), three new Dell laptops (the M6800, M4800, and M3800), one new Lenovo laptop (W540), and two new iMacs (27” and 21.5”) (Media Composer and Symphony only).

Software Version Requirements
• Media Composer 6.5.4.1 and above
• NewsCutter 10.5.4.1 and above
• Symphony 6.5.4.1 and above

Operating System Requirements
• Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Service Pack 1
• Windows 8 and 8.1 Professional 64-bit (Media Composer 7.0.x, NewsCutter 11.0.x only)
• Windows 8 and 8.1 Enterprise 64-bit (Media Composer 7.0.x, NewsCutter 11.0.x only)
• Mac OS 10.9.x (requires Media Composer 6.5.4.1 or 7.0.3, and Symphony 6.5.4.1)

System Specifications

HP Z820, Dell T7610, Dell T5610, Lenovo D30, Lenovo C301
• Dual processor “Ivy-Bridge” CPUs
o 6-core E5-2630V2 2.6 Ghz
o 8-core E5-2650V2 2.6 Ghz
o 12-core E5-2695V2 2.4 Ghz
• 16 or 32 GB DDR3-1866 memory
• NVIDIA K4000 Graphics card
• ISIS connectivity via embedded Intel NIC2

HP Z420, Dell T3610, Lenovo S30
• 6-core E5-1650 V2 3.5 Ghz CPU
• 8 or 16 GB DDR3-1866 memory
• NVIDIA K2000
• ISIS connectivity via embedded Intel NIC2

HP Z1 G2 All-in-One
• E3-1245V3 3.4 Ghz CPU
• 8 or 16 GB DDR3-1600 memory
• Graphics cards
o Intel HD 4600
o NVIDIA K2100M, 3100M or 4100M

iMac 27″
• Quad-core 3.2, 3.4 GHz i5 or 3.5 Ghz i7 CPU
• 8 or 16 GB 1600Mhz DDR3 memory
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775 Graphics card
• ISIS connectivity via embedded Intel NIC
• Late 2013 – Thunderbolt connector

iMac 21.5″
• Quad-core 2.9 GHz i5 or 3.1 Ghz i7 CPU
• 8 or 16 GB 1600Mhz DDR3 memory
• NVIDIA GeForce GT 750 Graphics card
• ISIS connectivity via embedded Intel NIC
• Late 2013 – Thunderbolt connector

Dell M6800
• 17” Quad-core 2.4 Ghz and higher i7
• 8 or 16 GB 1600Mhz DDR3 memory
• NVIDIA K3100M or K4100M Graphics card
• ISIS connectivity via embedded Intel NIC

Dell M4800, Lenovo W540
• 15” Quad-core 2.4 Ghz and higher i7
• 8 or 16 GB 1600Mhz DDR3 memory
• NVIDIA K1100M or K2100M Graphics card3
• ISIS connectivity via embedded Intel NIC

Dell M3800 Ultrabook
• 15” Quad-core 2.2 Ghz and higher i7
• 8 or 16 GB 1600Mhz DDR3 memory
• NVIDIA K1100M or K2100M Graphics card3
• USB 3.0 to Ethernet adapter required for ISIS Connectivity
• No Express card slot or Thunderbolt adapter – No connectivity for Mojo DX

Complete specifications and slot configuration documentation will be updated on the Avid Knowledgebase soon.

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