Maximum Performance Guidelines for Pro Tools|HD Systems
With Pro Tools 5.3.3 on Windows XP
32-128 track performance with Pro Tools|HD systems requires the following configuration:
Compatible SCSI HBA card
Total System RAM:
Additional RAM is required for:
Pro Tools-Qualified Hard Drives
As with all Pro Tools systems, drive performance depends on a number of factors, including track count, edit density, and the use of crossfades or processing like Beat Detective. For sessions with high edit density, we recommend the following configurations. Testing has been conducted using Digidesign's DigiDrives. Performance with other drives may vary.
SCSI DrivesApproximate Track Counts:
When using QuickTime movies with Pro Tools|HD systems, for reliable performance of 16 or more audio tracks, audio drives should be connected to a compatible SCSI HBA card, with video drives connected to a separate SCSI bus or IDE/ATA bus.