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How much video can I store on my G-Technology Drive?

  MB/Sec Hours/TB
DV
3.6 77.2
HDV 720p 2.4 115.7
HDV 1080i 29.97 3.1 89.6
ProRes 422 NTSC SD(3) 5.25 52.9
DV50(3) 7.2 38.6
ProRes 422 HQ NTSC SD 7.875 35.3
DVCPRO HD 720p 59.94 14.4 19.3
DVCPRO HD 1080i 29.97 16 17.4
ProRes 422 720p 59.94 18.375 15.1
ProRes 422 1080i 29.97 18.375 15.1
Uncompressed 8-bit NTSC 21 13.2
ProRes 422 HQ 720p 59.94 27.5 10.1
ProRes 422 HQ 1080i 29.97 27.5 10.1
Uncompressed 10-bit NTSC 28 9.9
Uncompressed 8-bit 720 HD 55.2 5.0
Uncompressed 10-bit 720 HD 73.6 3.8
Uncompressed 8-bit 1080i HD 125 2.2
Uncompressed 10-bit 1080 HD 166 1.7
2K (2048 X 1556)LOG RGB 309 0.9

 


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