QTAKE Hardware- Requirements


Supported video cards

QTAKE currently supports these video cards:

  • AJA models – Io4K, Kona 3G, Kona LHi, IoXT
  • BMD models – Ultrastudio 4K, Decklink Duo, Decklink Quad, Mini Recorder, Ultrastudio Express
  • Deltacast models – DELTA-3G-elp 40, DELTA-3G-elp 22, DELTA-3G-elp 20, DELTA-3G-elp 11, DELTA-3G-elp 10

Hardware configurations

Following configurations are recommended to achieve optimal performance of QTAKE:

QTAKE LITE MacBook Pro

15-inch with Retina display
2.0GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
8GB 1600MHz memory
256GB PCIe-based flash storage
Intel Iris Pro Graphics

MEDIA STORAGE (alternatives)

  • External USB 3 Drive3
  • External Thunderbolt Drive3

2-CH VIDEO CARD INPUT (alternatives)

  • 1x AJA IoXT1
  • 2x AJA IoXT

1-CH PROCESSED VIDEO CARD OUTPUT

  • 1x AJA IoXT

2-CH PROCESSED VIDEO CARD OUTPUT

  • 2x AJA IoXT

ANALOG AUDIO IO

  • FOCUSRITE Scarlett 2i25

QTAKE HDx1 MacBook Pro

15-inch with Retina display
2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
16GB 1600MHz memory
512GB PCIe-based flash storage
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with 2GB GDDR5 memory

MEDIA STORAGE (alternatives)

  • External USB 3 Drive3
  • External Thunderbolt Drive3

1-CH VIDEO CARD INPUT

  • AJA IoXT

1-CH PROCESSED GPU OUTPUT

  • IN2CORE QOD

1-CH PROCESSED VIDEO CARD OUTPUT

  • AJA IoXT

ANALOG AUDIO IO

  • FOCUSRITE Scarlett 2i25

QTAKE HDx2 MacPro

3.7GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5 processor
12GB 1866MHz DDR3 ECC memory
Dual AMD FirePro D300 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
256GB PCIe-based flash storage

MEDIA STORAGE (alternatives)

  • External USB 3 Drive3
  • External Thunderbolt Drive3

2-CH VIDEO CARD INPUT (alternatives)

  • 1x AJA IoXT1
  • 2x AJA IoXT
  • 1x AJA Kona3G1 in Thunderbolt chassis
  • 2x AJA Kona3G in Thunderbolt chassis

2-CH PROCESSED GPU OUTPUT

  • IN2CORE QOD

2-CH PROCESSED VIDEO CARD OUTPUT (alternatives)

  • 2x AJA IoXT
  • 2x AJA Kona3G in Thunderbolt chassis

ANALOG AUDIO IO

  • FOCUSRITE Scarlett 2i25

QTAKE HDx2 MacBook Pro

15-inch with Retina display
2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
16GB 1600MHz memory
512GB PCIe-based flash storage
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with 2GB GDDR5 memory

MEDIA STORAGE (alternatives)

  • External USB 3 Drive3
  • External Thunderbolt Drive3

2-CH VIDEO CARD INPUT (alternatives)

  • 1x AJA IoXT1
  • 2x AJA IoXT
  • 1x AJA Kona3G1 in Thunderbolt chassis
  • 2x AJA Kona3G in Thunderbolt chassis

2-CH PROCESSED GPU OUTPUT

  • IN2CORE QOD

2-CH PROCESSED VIDEO CARD OUTPUT (alternatives)

  • 2x AJA IoXT
  • 2x AJA Kona3G in Thunderbolt chassis

ANALOG AUDIO IO

  • FOCUSRITE Scarlett 2i25

QTAKE HDx4 MacPro

3.5GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5 processor
16GB 1866MHz DDR3 ECC memory
Dual AMD FirePro D500 with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM
256GB PCIe-based flash storage

MEDIA STORAGE (alternatives)

  • External USB 3 Drive4
  • External Thunderbolt Drive4

4-CH VIDEO CARD INPUT

  • 2x AJA Kona 3G2 in Thunderbolt 2 chassis

4-CH PROCESSED VIDEO CARD OUTPUT

  • 2x AJA Kona 3G2 in Thunderbolt 2 chassis

4-CH PROCESSED GPU OUTPUT

  • IN2CORE QOD

ANALOG AUDIO IO

  • FOCUSRITE Scarlett 2i25

QTAKE 4K MacPro

3.5GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5 processor
16GB 1866MHz DDR3 ECC memory
Dual AMD FirePro D500 with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM
256GB PCIe-based flash storage

MEDIA STORAGE (alternatives)

  • External USB 3 Drive4
  • External Thunderbolt Drive4

4K VIDEO CARD INPUT

  • 2x AJA Kona 3G2 in Thunderbolt 2 chassis

4K PROCESSED VIDEO CARD OUTPUT

  • 2x AJA Kona 3G2 in Thunderbolt 2 chassis

4K PROCESSED GPU OUTPUT

  • IN2CORE QOD

ANALOG AUDIO IO

  • FOCUSRITE Scarlett 2i25


1. Limited to same format, live passthrough requires genlocked signals
2. Requires 4K Mode ?rmware
3. Recommended read/write speed of 150 MB/s
4. Recommended read/write speed of 300 MB/s
5. Optionally any external audio card with Core Audio driver
6. Works only with HDMI output


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