Neat Video works very slow with FCP X 10.0.7

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Neat Video works very slow with FCP X 10.0.7

Post by drebaboe » Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:59 am

I have a MacPro 4.1, 2.66 GHz Quad-core, 12 GB RAM, with an ATI Radeon HD 4870 512 MB. System = 10.8.3.
I use Neat Video with FCP X 10.0.7. Unfortunately, my video card is not supported and Neat Video works very slowly. Will Neat Video support the ATI Radeon 4870 HD at a next update, or what I could do, so that the operation will be accelerated?

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Post by NVTeam » Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:40 pm

Radeon 4870 HD will not be able to accelerate Neat Video (the card is not fast enough), so it will not be supported.

The AMD/ATI cards that will be supported are the following:
- ATI Radeon HD 5770/5870;
- AMD Radeon HD 6750M/6770M/6970M;
- newer AMD cards.

Generally, the best GPUs we know about can achieve the following speeds (as measured by Neat Video's Optimize):
- NVidia GTX 580/680/590/690 : 11-16+ fps, using only GPU
- AMD HD 7950/7970/7990 : 11-16+ fps, using only GPU

All the figures are for 1920x1080p, radius=1, 8-bit data, as measured by Optimize.

You may want to run Optimize in Neat Video Preferences on your computer (with the same settings: for 1920x1080p, radius=1, 8-bit data) to see what speed is achieved on your machine and compare it with the above speeds. A possible solution then would be to upgrade the GPU to one of the above.

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