HD video editing with western digital studio edition as work drive Tags: Configuration Western Digital Studio Mac OS X Last response: January 16, 2012 3:35 AM in Mac Os X Share reclus January 15, 2012 2:02:01 PM Hi I'm planning to get a MacBook pro and would like to know if I could use a WD studio edition as the main editing drive, via FireWire 800. - Will it be fast enough? - can I do RAID with 2 of them? - should I choose LaCie instead? Thanks guys More about : video editing western digital studio edition work drive amdfangirl January 15, 2012 2:19:42 PM What type of Mac do you have? Perhaps you have a faster port to plug into... reclus January 15, 2012 3:48:21 PM Planning to buy the latest MBP 15" Don't think I can afford thunderbolt drives though... Related resources Is western digital Raid Edition HD , worth it? - Forum $4000 HD Video Editing Build - Forum I Need a Video Editing Beast (no gaming, just filmmaking) - Forum System for editing HD in Adobe Premiere - Forum High end video editing computer - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer amdfangirl January 16, 2012 12:32:17 AM All I can say is that you are probably better off than poor old me with USB 2/Firewire 400 If you can't afford Thunderbolt, you really don't have all that much choice. RAID wise, you probably want a RAID-equipped Firewire 800 drive. reclus January 16, 2012 3:35:13 AM probably this? http://store.apple.com/hk/product/TX782PA/A/lacie-3tb-d2-quadra-hard-disk Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum<$1000 gaming/ video editing desktop! ForumAMD Downgrade HELP! / video editing / light gaming/ School ForumBuilding PC for video editing , need advice ForumHow about this combo for 3D video editing ? ForumBudget video editing rig ForumNeed help, newbie, want a Video editing /burning computer ForumNeed Advice, Gaming and Photo/ Video Editing PC 800€ Forum$1,000 System for Home Photo and Video Editing ForumI7 build for photo, audio, video editing , and TV recording ForumHow to break RSD password for blocked sites Forum[Solved] What does work with Mac OS X? ForumInstall driver to External Hard Drive ForumHard Drive Iomega EGo problems Popping up ForumCant view pbs video ForumWill PCMILER install and work on a MacBook More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !