SAS Storage System

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rolinhard316
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SAS Storage System

Post by rolinhard316 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 08:20

Hi all,
We are specing a resolume server build to be able to playback 4 streams of 4k DXV 3 video. Does anybody have an idea on what mbit/sec we would require in hard drive bandwidth per stream? Quicktime player shows 890 mbit/sec on a 3996x2160 quicktime DXV 3 codec video, is that close to the number?

Thanks for the help!

-Jeremy

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Re: SAS Storage System

Post by Zoltán » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:40

Divide file size with video length (seconds), that should be your average stream bandwidth.

Using hard drives, also the latency is very important. Accessing more than one file on a HDD will slow read speeds down a lot.
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