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Old 04-23-2006, 07:57 AM
The Dougfather The Dougfather is offline
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Default Re: external hard drive set up with Pro Tools

I think the 480mbps with USB on a mac isnt strictly true. I've found firewire to be a lot faster than USB 2 despite the fact on paper it should be faster than firewire. Even things like USB 2 pen drives on a mac are painfully slow.

Also, i've always found keeping sessions on external drives far better than keeping them internal, especially when using video editing apps.

Regards

PS: Partitioning an external drive will only help you when trying to organise your files, it has no benfit on performance.
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