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MacBook Pro 5400 vs. 7200 Internal Drives


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#1 Joe Taylor

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 12:04 PM

Just bought a Mac Book Pro 2.53 GHz, 4 GB RAM and a standard 320 GB 5400 RPM Hard drive. I know that the system requires a 7200 RPM Drive for the RED Video, so I also bought a 1 TB G-Raid.

What I am asking is would I be better getting the 7200 RPM internal drive as well? The system is sluggish when screening the RED footage.

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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 01:02 PM

It's a macbook pro. . . not really something built for RED footage in the end. a Firewire 800 7200 rpm drive might be the fastest bet. I wouldn't really want to screen anything off of my internal drive, or keep that much footage along with the programs etc.
A MacPro would be a better choice for this with internal non-laptop drives...
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