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Apparently I overclocked my 50D

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As you all know the 50D is supposed to shoot at 6.3FPS. Mine shoots significantly faster than that...
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My testing methodology was to get an online stopwatch running and then take pictures of the screen. The sequence of 8 images is above.

P.S. sorry if the picture is massive. For me it was automatically resized.
Edited by TH3_H4NGMAN - 11/23/11 at 2:33pm
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Huh, something happened between your 6th and 5th frames. Went from a ~166ms difference to a 133ms difference between those two frames. 166ms average also roughly equals 6.02 FPS.
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Huh, something happened between your 6th and 5th frames. Went from a ~166ms difference to a 133ms difference between those two frames. 166ms average also roughly equals 6.02 FPS.

I don't know what happened specifically between those frames. I just held the shutter down and let it go. Although I was in aperture priority so perhaps the shutter speed changed. I guess I should have done this in manual with a constant shutter. Either way, the average FPS is still higher than normal.
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Were all the photos taken at the exact same settings? If they were, it could be that it was a load on the I/O bus to the card. I know sometimes my canon will fire exactly the same, while other times, there's a slot that's a little slower.
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