SGI non-linear editing ... was[rescue] WTB: SS20 Ram, External SCSI CD

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at
Wed Jun 4 00:26:37 CDT 2003

On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 12:27:42AM -0500, Shawn Wallbridge wrote:
> > MY intergraph GT1 is 45 lbs with 2 thin drives
> > of course my indigo IRIS and R10000 are very dense also
> > But I believe the heavier machines are built better
> > even the wintel SGI 320 is afairly dense unit (and an excellent video
> > editing computer)
> > what unix SGI's are best for video?
> >
> I would think an O2 unless you were getting into _real_ serious work, then
> an Octane or Onyx.
> The O2 AV modules have dropped to $40 on eBay now and the machines are
> getting pretty damn cheap.

What good software is out there that is cheap or free?  I have looked
but so far have not seen much.

For now, x86 sucks since you need to use Windows, mostly.  A used or
lowend new Mac would probably do nicely.


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