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How much space do you need for your project? Use this lookup table to find out quickly. Here’s how.

1. Locate your working video resolution on the left side.
2. Scan right to locate the desired hours needed.
3. Scan up to identified the usable storage capacity you would need. 
4. Don’t forget to account for any RAID protection space that you might desire, RAID 3/5 usable capacity will be 1 drive less of total, RAID 6 will be 2 drives less. Why?

Video Resolutions

Data Rate MB/s

 

Storage Capacity

Time

1TB

2TB

4TB

6TB

8TB

16TB

32TB

DV/DV25

3.7

75.1

150.2

300.3

450.5

600.6

1201.2

2402.4

hours

DV50

7.4

37.5

75.1

150.2

225.2

300.3

600.6

1201.2

hours

HDV 1080i60

3.2

86.8

173.6

347.2

520.8

694.4

1388.9

2777.8

hours

DVCPRO HD 720p24

5.7

48.7

97.5

194.9

292.4

389.9

779.7

1559.5

hours

DVCPRO HD 1080i-60

13.9

20.0

40.0

79.9

119.9

159.9

319.7

639.5

hours

ProRes 422 1920x1080 29.97

18.4

15.1

30.2

60.4

90.6

120.8

241.5

483.1

hours

ProRes 422 HQ 1920x1080 29.97

27.5

10.1

20.2

40.4

60.6

80.8

161.6

323.2

hours

ProRes 4444 1920x1080 29.97

41.3

6.7

13.5

26.9

40.4

53.9

107.7

215.5

hours

Redcode RAW

28.0

9.9

19.8

39.7

59.5

79.4

158.7

317.5

hours

Redcode RAW

36.0

7.7

15.4

30.9

46.3

61.7

123.5

246.9

hours

SD 8 bit

20.2

13.8

27.5

55.0

82.5

110.0

220.0

440.0

hours

SD 10 bit

26.9

10.3

20.7

41.3

62.0

82.6

165.2

330.4

hours

HD 1080i29.97 8 bit

118.7

2.3

4.7

9.4

14.0

18.7

37.4

74.9

hours

HD 1080i 10 bit

157.2

1.8

3.5

7.1

10.6

14.1

28.3

56.5

hours

HD 720p60 8 bit

105.7

2.6

5.3

10.5

15.8

21.0

42.0

84.1

hours

HD 720p 10 bit

138.0

2.0

4.0

8.1

12.1

16.1

32.2

64.4

hours

AJA 1920x1080 psf 24 10bit RGB

188.6

1.5

2.9

5.9

8.8

11.8

23.6

47.1

hours

AJA 2048x1556 psf 23.98 10bit RGB

291.7

1.0

1.9

3.8

5.7

7.6

15.2

30.5

hours

2k DPX full ap 24fps

292.8

0.9

1.9

3.8

5.7

7.6

15.2

30.4

hours

4k DPX full ap 24fps

1166.4

0.2

0.5

1.0

1.4

1.9

3.8

7.6

hours

4k DPS academy 24fps

892.8

0.3

0.6

1.2

1.9

2.5

5.0

10.0

hours

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