The rumors are true! Mercury’s blazing fast performance is something to see to believe. The completely redesigned playback engine in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 delivers native 64 bit performance, multicore, and GPU-acceleration to provide an amazingly fluid, real-time editing experience. The above video highlights what beta testers have been saying about Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.
Also check out what Obin Olsen of DV3 Productions has to say. Having been an Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 beta tester, he has edited with the Mercury Playback Engine for a while now. Take a look how Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 handles GPU performance when using an NVIDIA Quadro 4800 to enable fluid playback in real-time.