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upgrade to FCE 4.0 results in dropped frames

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Jan 24, 2011 12:16 PM
I just upgraded to FCE 4.0 from 3.5HD and now key-framed motion clips that worked fine before die repeatedly with dropped frames. I've set RT to safe and dynamic and the memory cache to 80%, and while FCE is resident on my hard drive the files are on the G-Raid linked by firewire (not USB) where the scratch disks, waveform and thumbnail caches, and autosave vault are pointed.

Will upgrading RAM to 4 GB help? How about a new 7200 rpm hard drive with 16 meg cache?

What else should I do?
MacBook 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.6.6), 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 DSRAM G-Raid 2 TB external

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