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  • #46
    Originally posted by robbin View Post
    just want to add that i can edit fine without raid. Just have to split your files to different hardrives. The benefits are a safer system where only 1 hdd will fail. In a raid 0 all drives fail.
    Here is the catch though, if you want to move all of the files to a single drive for storage, you could be there for hours trying to locate every little file.
    Also, can you edit 4-5 layers of 1920x1080 (not 1440x1080) clips with 3d pip applied to each clip in realtime with that one drive?
    Didn't think so.
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    • #47
      I use consolidate project and moves the files to an external sata drive for backup purpose. No need too look for the files. From the backup file i can render out to diffrent formats and make small changes When editing i have about 2 video clips on each hdd and its been working good for me. Havent tried any real project with 1920+1080 video files so cant say if that works.

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      • #48
        3 streams HDV editing with Edius is even possible on a notebook:
        (If you have a max of 3 cameras delivering HDV MPEG2-TS)

        (I am using a DELL notebook M1710
        T7600G [email protected], 4GB RAM, [email protected] Hitachi HDD)

        There are 2 external 2.5" SATA-HDDs @7200rpm (Seagate)
        connected via one Dawicontrol Adapter (DC300-ExpressCard to 2 x eSATA).

        The main thing:
        I suggest to capture only one camera per HDD !

        This means less seeking for the HDD.
        No need to find far separated blocks belonging to 3 different
        camera streams shot at the same time.

        As long as you keep each camera stream separate and defragged on 1 HDD,
        it becomes possible to keep data flow fast enough
        to have Edius decode these HDV-streams in realtime,
        CPU dependent.

        The maintained 50-60MB/s per drive are sufficient for HDV streams here,
        no need to build any array yet for me.

        My video studio fits in a pilot case, together with 1.6TB storage.

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        • #49
          This depends entirely on what sort of work you do. Three streams of native HDV (not HQ AVI) should be easy to work with but as soon as you add a number of stills, AVI HD Jumpbacks or any style of plugin (ProDad) it falls in a screaming heap, even in Edius which is probably the best multi-format NLE available.
          Any serious editing with HD files should be on a Raid and drives are so cheap security shouldn't be a problem.

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