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So I need help picking a SSD. I see so many, so I have no clue which ones are good and which are trash. I need a basic SSD (240GB or 256GB) for video recording/rendering. Needs to be cheap, but not trash. Also, if I render to the same drive the raw info is on, would I see a slow down?
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ive owned a ton of ssd my favorite is the Samsung 840 pro.
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I know that is a good SSD, but a bit pricy. I'm not looking for top-of-the-line drives, I'm wanting something a bit cheaper. $1 per GB is a bit much, I've seen several drives that are close to $0.65 per GB. I'm wondering if any of those are good
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hmm yeah teh 840 pro is the one everyone says is very reliable. I havent noticed any improved rendering speed between my WD black and using a SSD. Seems like cpu is main bottleneck but maybe i need to run more tests.
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hmm yeah teh 840 pro is the one everyone says is very reliable. I havent noticed any improved rendering speed between my WD black and using a SSD. Seems like cpu is main bottleneck but maybe i need to run more tests.
840 is too much, and you need to make sure you have CUDA utilization on.
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