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Gigabyte i-Ram

Discussion in 'Recording' started by erikm5150, Jul 25, 2005.

  1. erikm5150

    erikm5150 Active Member

    Have you huys heard of this new storage device...
    You can put up to 4GB of DDR Ram on it and it connects via SATA
    Windows sees it as a hard drive, but it's RAM (fast random access, much lower latency, quiet, and much faster fily i/o than a regular hard drive)

    Here's a review of it.
    http://anandtech.com/storage/showdoc.aspx?i=2480

    what would you DAW'ers use thing this for?
     
  2. Motske

    Motske Guest

    looks like an interesting idea!... . I would imagine it would reduce latencies for those people who are heavily samplers. In terms of vst count i wounldn't think it would do a great deal. Problem is, sample libraries are quite big in general, and constantly shifting samples in and out of the i.Ram would be annoying (although frighteningly quick).
     
  3. anonymous

    anonymous Guests

    would make a great ram drive.
    only problem is its limited to the Sata connection so its not all that fast.

    Scott
    ADK
     
  4. Opus2000

    Opus2000 Well-Known Member

    Well...be the guinea pig for us and let us know! :D

    New technology is great but its best to let the kinks be wrung out first before diving into it!

    Opus
     
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