|Originally posted by Looney4Clooney |
so i have 4 of those thunderbolt G drives, whichi baically gives you pciex bandwdth and despite the drives being daisy chained, the performance does not degrade each node.
So i replaced the drives in the G drive ( they have a 2 drive set up ) with SSDs
so i have 2 ssds in the actual macbook, 1 programs, 1 audio files.
then 6 in the G drives, all forming a raid 0 array. all samples that are stores else where and then the last drive is just a regular 4 tb g drive
So 3 TB of raid 0 SSD
4 TB of normal storage
16 of ram
loaded a heavy project from my mac pro and the I7 could handle it. I had reduce Kontact's buffer but essentially, was running a project that my other computer which was using 18 gigs of ram.
I basically use it as my video editor but ya, tits.
That should actually read: 3 TB of Thunderbolt raid 0 SSD.
Fucking christ. That is quite possibly, the fastest external drive setup you could achieve.
The thing is, most i7 systems can handle the projects, it's mor a matter of data bottle necking - even though logic has the discrete CPU and HDD monitors, it doesn't properly account for slow data throughput from your drives. Sure the HDD meter will spike with slow drives but magically, when you put SSD's in there you CPU meter also consistently records lower overall readings.