I would think that anyone who

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AvatarRonLacy
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I would think that anyone who uses a computer and storage for video work SHOULD use SSDs. When you understand and see the advantages I cannot understand why they would not.

VERY LARGE storage maybe not because of the cost, but up to 500 GB and 1 TB the prices have dropped so much in the last 4 years that anyone can afford them.

The advantages are huge. The speeds can be as much as 5 to 10 times faster than the standard hard drive! Which IS extremely important during the editing and processing of video files.

Five years ago I paid $180 for an 80 GB SSD, which I only used for the System and boot drive at the time. I now have a 500 GB SSD in my laptop, which I paid $300 for 2 years ago. But today you can get a 1 TB SSD for $300, or $700 – $900 for a 2 TB SSD.

At the rate they have dropped in price in the last 5 years I would expect that in 3 years you could get a 2-3 TB SSD for as little as $300. So if it is not on the Videographer’s shopping list today, it will be soon.

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