Old 04-13-2017, 05:53 AM   #1
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So I would like to build a computer, and am thinking I should get a basic GPU for video editing (using BlackMagic Fusion. Actually, I'm not even sure if this software requires a heavy GPU. Video editing forums don't seem responsive).

But if feels like a waste to spend money on a GPU that can't be used to help music...

I thought, couldn't an entire track be loaded into vRAM? If I have a GPU with 3gb of ram, it could easily hold an entire track - process that track's FX with the GPU. Why not?

The motherboard I'm thinking is this,

http://www.anandtech.com/show/11052/...th-mxm-support

which only takes MXM GPUs, which are expensive so... maybe not.

I'm guessing there's no cheap USB 3 or Thunderbold GPUs?
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Old 04-14-2017, 06:25 AM   #2
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The fact that no one is doing it is a great hint.
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Old 04-14-2017, 06:45 AM   #3
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I got real interested in this a year or so back & did a lot of research. Seems like it really isnt worth the hassle with Reaper or for that matter with Sonar or Studio One or Tracktion. (The DAWs I already own)
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