Hardware requirements

General requirements
    • CPU: x86 Intel CPU i7/Xeon
    • RAM: minimum 8 Gb, recommended 32 Gb. For each output stream consider:
      • 1800Mb RAM for 1080p → 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p, 240p
      • 1200Mb RAM for 1080p → 1080p
      • 1000Mb RAM for 576p → 576p, 360p, 240p
    • HDD:
      • 500 Mb for Streambuilder software
      • consider some space for log files and output HLS, DASH
    Special requirements for Intel Quick Sync Video support
    Intel Quick Sync Video acceleration in only possible on CPUs with Intel HD or Intel Iris Pro Graphics:

    • Intel Iris Pro Graphics P6000+ (5th Generation Core, Xeon E-12xx v4) — Broadwell
    • Intel HD Graphics 4200+, Intel Iris 5100, Intel Iris Pro 5200 (4th Generation Core, Xeon E3-12xx v3) — Haswell
    • Intel HD Graphics 2500/4000 (3rd Generation Core, Xeon E3-12xx v2) — IvyBridge
    For Intel XEON CPUs (server grade) the mainboard must carry C226 chipset.

    Intel QSV support is tested on following systems:

    • Intel Xeon E3-1285 v4 with SuperMicro X10SLH-F rev. 02 m/b (C226 chipset)
    • Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3, E3-1245 v3, E-1246 v3, E3-1276 v3, E3-1285 v3, E3-1286 v3 with SuperMicro X10SLH-F m/b and Intel S1200V3RPM m/b (C226 chipset)
    • Intel Core i7-4790, i5-4590, i5-4570
    BlackMagic DeckLink HD-SDI cards are supported, namely:

    • Blackmagic Design Duo
    • Blackmagic Design Quad
    Recommended drivers version: Desktop Video until 10.11
    Software requirements
    Following OS are supported:

    • CentOS 7 (required for Intel QSV)
    • Ubuntu 14/16/18 LTS