Wolfgang, thank you for th


Wolfgang, thank you for the suggestions. I am still crashing. I have rechecked and have the latest drivers for the graphics card, the latest BIOS, etc. There does not appear to be a conflict with AVID and the graphics card. I did find an excellent discussion by Hajin Lim of the AVID Technology Mountain View Office on the Pinnacle Forum at


who suggested (among other things) adjusting the computer for best performance. That seemed to have the greatest impact on the CPU, however, I still crashed.

I am not familiar with your reference to cache and RAM preferences in Avid Studio. If you could go into detail on that a bit it would be appreciated. I do have render while play set to off; background playback disabled; and, quality set to fastest playback – if that is what you were refering to. Thanks again.

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