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I mentioned workstation which is the original setup.
No, I am not interested in arguing how demanding your setup is.

I think that for video streaming you need cpu and ram plus good network. However latest mac with SSD/PCie gets 1GB/s write and 0.9GB/s reads in Blackmagic disk speed test,  PCIe 3.0 has specs (theoretical) 8GB/sec. Better though add 128GB RAM (LGA 2011 e.g. MSI) which for video streaming is more important than fastest disk

so get yourself an upgrade if you need it instead of asking about real-world speed tests because it does not matter what your setup can do.
Quote from: reddeercity on December 04, 2013, 03:20:23 AM
How are you testing this ? or are you just quoting spec.
i have (5) SSD's all but one is on OS (2) on Mac & (2) on Windows 7 Pro, (1) Storage drive on pc laptop.
(4) are Kingstone Hyper X 240GB,
(1) is a Crucial M500 240GB
with real world testing Blackmagic Speed test,
Kingston Write/Read 250/250 MB/s
Cruial W/R 250/505 MB/s
Raid-0 (2x1TB 7200 rpm) on the Mac W/R 241/240 MB/s
So as you can see there really is no big speed differences
Until you get to raid-5 which is W/R 450/450 that on my Mac (4-2TB 7200 rpm)
So Money wise it still better to use Spindle hard drive for Storage and or Raid's
Then SSD's
That very Strange! how do you define "Little Value"
I see great value in having a raid-0 @ 1800-1300 MB/s Can't You !
Unless that raid-0 is only 512GB then that's to small.

1) you can use CrystalDiskMark (plus some more) if you want to test your SSD
2) I mentioned specifically Samsung 840 PRO series 256GB/more - currently fastest SSD, much faster than these SSDs you mentioned. As far as reviews go, it seems that Samsung is close to the maximum of current solid state disk performance.
3) about "little value" - you (I assume standard workstation setup) do not have anything close installed (huge db?) to saturate such pipeline (forget about SATA III of course).
4) I would assume that you have proper setup of SSD and HDD to get this working with best performance.
I know that decision has been made so I am not suggesting alternative setup
there is no contest what is faster SDD or two (even three) HDD 7200rpm in RAID0.
Samsung 840 PRO 550-520 MB/s 250GB ($200 a month ago)
Even in terms of reliability SDD is better than RAID0
combination of independent SDD (system), and single 1TB 7200rpm (files) will give you faster system. Size is one third of your wishes, but even with 1TB you need backup, more so with 3TB (would be a huge loss of data without backup). Nowadays SDD 250GB/1TB HDD 7200rpm cost below $300. And price will drop fast as 1TB SDD are on the market.
By the way SDD RAID0 (intel) can achieve 1800-1300 MB/s which currently on workstation has little value.
Quote from: jose_ugs on November 20, 2013, 10:52:18 AM
I am actually searching for a "proof" of that... Can you think of a test someone did to cover this? I've the feeling i've seen something in this regard... but where

I have 60D. Based on|0/%28brand%29/Canon/%28appareil2%29/663|0/%28brand2%29/Canon

it seems that 60D + ML is better than 70D stock. However sooner or later 70D will get ML so, personally I would pick up 70D and wait.

On the other hand if this is an upgrade 60D > 70D then it is not worth it in my opinion
General Chat / Re: DNG and DxO
November 09, 2013, 05:13:09 PM
Quote from: Marsu42 on November 09, 2013, 09:51:21 AM
Argh, thanks for the link - so there seems to be no hope for Canon raw dng support :-( unless someone comes up with a hack to force DxO read them and proves how "substandard" the result really is.

Unfortunately, Dxo seems to be using irrational arguments based on this response from Adobe:
QuoteI don't know what they are talking about. For nearly all raw formats (the main except being medium format camera backs), all the metadata (including the camera maker's private metadata data) is preserved in the DNG file created by Adobe software at default compatiblity settings. This is certainly true for Canon and Nikon raw files. If Adobe warned to commit the engineering resources to it (which we don't at present), we could write a reverse converter. For example (this would work for Canon also): NEF -(nikon raw software)-> TIFF NEF -(adobe dng converter)-> DNG -(adobe reverse converter)-> NEF -(nikon raw software)-> TIFF The two resulting TIFF files would be exactly (bit for bit) the same. The main reason the NEF files would be not exactly the same as we discard the camera generated JPEG previews in the original NEF file. We could generate very similar ones using the Nikon SDK, but I don't think the Nikon SDK is bit-for-bit identical to the firmware in the camera as far as rendering goes. Thomas
the rest of the discussion in the link provided is also interesting, including final conclusion. To put it simply, no DNG input support should be expected from DxO Optics
General Chat / Re: DNG and DxO
November 09, 2013, 05:30:57 AM
General Help Q&A / Focus stacking help please
November 09, 2013, 03:51:26 AM
I am trying to master focus stacking, however I am not able to achieve as much as I wish.
I have 60D with nightly from 11/07.

This is what I am able to do:
go to focus menu
-highlight Focus End Point and press Q. This is your 0 (starting point)
-Focus Stacking menu select:
Num pics in Front 1
Num Pics behind 6
Focus Steps/picture 1
- Focus Settings and set
Step size 2
Step delay 50ms
Step wait ON
Start delay 2

This works well, however numbers of pics is set arbitrary and often requires adjusting/running stack again.
I did search forum and youtube and I found this tutorial:
from 2:18
This is done on 5D mk2 with ML from few months ago. What I like is about this tutorial is that end point is set with joystick. Unfortunately this method does not work form me on 60D/recent ML - number of pics is taken from Focus Stacking menu rather than from joystick.

Evidently I am doing something wrong. I would appreciate your help/suggestions.

Thank you
not possible: drivers for most of linux fs are available for windows so moving to linux fs will not prevent windows from reading these (if you install drivers). I don't know about OSX though. You could try to experiment with hidden partitions/flags. I don't know if this would be what you want
Raw Video Postprocessing / Re: PinkDotRemover tool 650D
October 04, 2013, 06:01:35 PM
Quote from: a1ex on October 03, 2013, 01:32:49 PM

raw2dng_cs5x5_ahdlike_noise.exe (for really noisy shots)

I don't know if this matters but both links are pointing to the same file: raw2dng_cs3x3_ahdlike_noise.exe
Quote from: RenatoPhoto on September 08, 2013, 08:45:41 PM
The AETTR is determining that you need iso 400 as base for you scene.  If you want iso 100 as base then: lower shutter speed, choose a lower f-stop, or turn on some lights.
I understand this (it works perfectly with aettr only), but it seems that shooting aettr only or aettr with dual-iso is a little different.

O.k. I will modify settings manually if shooting aettr/dul-iso or leave it as they are for aettr if shooting aettr only.

thank you very much
thank you for prompt answer.
Maybe I did not explained this well enough: what is changing is base iso, not recovery.
let's say before shooting I have set ISO -100, dual-iso is set (recovery) to 800
then I use aettr
at the end iso is 400-800
if for the next shoot (same target, next shoot) I leave all as it is left by aettr (base iso 400) the noise is higher than if I set base iso back to 100 (plus original recovery iso 800). Target is the same and light conditions are same
I am shooting stills with AETTR combined with dual-iso as it generates much less noise. I noticed that after shoot aettr keeps iso settings (that are again changed by aettr if needed), however when combined with dual-iso this requires to change base iso for each shot if I want to keep dr.
for example when I set dual iso 100-800 and combine it with aettr in specific light conditions after shoot base iso is set to (e.g.) 400-800 then for the next shoot I have to set base iso again to 100 manually.

I wonder if it is possible to make aettr to the original settings (in this case 100-800) after each shoot?
This option has a value only if aettr is used in combination with dual-iso?

thank you
User Introduction / Hello from L.A.
September 08, 2013, 03:58:02 AM
I installed ML 2.3 just as official release was published but I was watching ML progress for few years. ML 2.3 is seems to me the first version that takes care of still shooters and it is really great. I was planning on getting upgrade for my 60D but it seems that I can wait until price will drop more (planning to get 5dmkiii) and ML version matures.
For now enjoying nightly builds dual-iso, aettr, macro options and still learning ML to use full potential of 60D on steroids.

I am running linux and wondering if you have a manual for lightly compilation on alternative OS?

Thank you for great software.