Toshiba Throws 4K Crowd a Bone, Launches World's Fastest microSD Memory Cards

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vrmlbasic

The 64 GB cards are almost 2x the speed of 32 GB ones?

I can't wait for digital 4K to take off as 1080 is just too low. I'd prefer if everything were shot on the ~6K film until we got up to that level digitally but that's a pipe dream :(

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Innomasta

Now we're gonna have to start experimenting with ways to even further compress video to make up for the increased resolution at expense of space.

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chainsaw_007

true that the increased resolutions will require more space but HDD are dirt cheap and will get only cheaper.... I say just buy more HDDs and only compress if you are on a budget.

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Peanut Fox

Uncompressed 4k takes up a lot of space. We're talking obnoxious file sizes by today's standards. Almost 4TB for a 2 hour film. You'd basically be buying 1 5TB drive for each movie, and even then the drive read speeds wouldn't be fast enough. It'd need to move close to 500MB per second.

Compressed 4k is ideal for today's consumer hardware.

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chainsaw_007

He (and me) is not talking about RAW video files. Uncompressed non-4K video files also take up an "obnoxious" amount of space. He is talking about FURTHER compressing the files and I say just to buy more HDDs unless funding is low.