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Balistique
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Is there anyone working on the ssd. Please give me some information about it.

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Hi Balistique, I’m using SSD for a system drive. The model I’m using is Corsair F120 . It’s capacity is 120GB and the transfer speed is 285mb/s read and 275mb/s write speed. I have to say that it is lightning fast. My windows loads for a 10 seconds after the BIOS check and all the softwares install times faster as well as launch time for any software. It gives great performance. I recommend everybody to get SSD for a system drive it really increases the speed dramatically.

If you have other questions please let me know.

regards Stefan

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Thanks for info Stefan, that’s make me happy :) but I need more. Well not as a system disk, I just wanna use for reading the all project elements (pictures, videos etc.)

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Well there i suggest you to use a raid 10 which means 4 HDD connected so for example if you have 4 disk x2TB each you will have 4TB + mirror so all your projects will be safe and your write/read speed will increase up to 150-200mb/s using this type of raid. SSDs are too expensive at this point and it will cost you a couple of thousands dollars to get a 1TB of SSD . Hope that helps.

regards Stefan

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You could always have a second 100gb “current project” and scratch disk that’s an SSD .

If you have a big 5 TB drive, most of it is being used for storage most of the time.

I don’t have many individual projects that go over 100gb… the only ones that do are where the original footage is shot at HD / 4K and then converted to dpx sequences. But then I work pretty much exclusively on short form stuff.

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I see, I’m already work on raid 0 (4×1tb sata 2 hhd) but I need more speed. I don’t need 1tb ssd. 60-120 gb enough for me cuz I have planing only use in the making process of the projects. when project finished I’ll move another storage. and yes your info helped to me Thanks Bro :)

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You could always have a second 100gb “current project” and scratch disk that’s an SSD .

If you have a big 5 TB drive, most of it is being used for storage most of the time.

I don’t have many individual projects that go over 100gb… the only ones that do are where the original footage is shot at HD / 4K and then converted to dpx sequences. But then I work pretty much exclusively on short form stuff.

-f.

That’s what I’m talkin about :)

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I have 64GB SSD and it’s lightning fast!!!!!

-m.

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I have 64GB SSD and it’s lightning fast!!!!! -m.

Thats enough, I’ll buy today :)

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I have 64GB SSD and it’s lightning fast!!!!! -m.
Thats enough, I’ll buy today :)

hah good work… working on 500gb ssd for my main work computer… would love to get one on my laptop to save battery life and be extremely fast but I also need a new laptop so i’m torn.

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