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shnips6 February 29, 2012 03:18 PM

How to configure my HDD's for video editing?
 
I have recently purchase a new custom built PC for video editing with Premiere.

I have 3 seperate HDD's as I read on one of the forums that I should set up the hard drives as follows:
  1. one for OS/programs
  2. one for media
  3. one for pagefile/scratch/rendors (these are new terms for me and I am not exactly sure what they mean)
If anybody can help walk me through the steps to set up/program my HDDs as stated above for editing video for adobe CS5, it would be greatly appreciated.

I do not know where to begin to set this up as recommended.

Thanks in advance.

NyteOwl February 29, 2012 09:29 PM

A scratch drive is used to hold your swap file and temporary files during intermediate editing and/or rendering. By puting these operations on their own drive separate from the OS or data it can speed things up considerably.


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