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How much computer do we need to handle D800 36mp files?

Arkayem

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"RE: How much computer do we need to handle D800 36mp files?"

Arkayem Moderator Awarded for his high level skills in flash photography Charter Member
Fri 10-Feb-12 09:18 PM

>Should (one,I) consider a decent (150GB SSD) as the
>buffer/temporary disk, and then transfer finished files to
>another eSATA ported destination for storage,?
>
>Just curious, as Video, usually works best with C drive for
>OS, (SSD is suggested according to this thread?) and two
>external eSATA (7200 RPM's or better, or SSD's) for workload?

Rob, I don't use any SSD's. I have two 2T internal eSATA drives. I was only saying that if you run out of RAM, SSD's would take up the slack much better than mechanical drives. I decided to go with 12GB of RAM so I wouldn't need SSD's.

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