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VR2 Performance

The CalDigit VR2 packs a ton of performance into a small package! Using faster interfaces, like eSATA, the VR2 can reach speeds of over 250MB/s.

That's fast enough for playing back high definition video. For added protection the VR2 can also run in RAID 1 and provide speeds of up to 160MB/s. RAID 1 performance is perfect for tapeless accusation, when you need added assurance your data has both speed and performance.

VR2speedchart

Hardware RAID w/ Quadruple Interface

Hardware RAID support for RAID 0, 1, and JBOD provides maximum flexibility. Additionally the quadruple interface supports USB 3.0, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and eSATA, making the CalDigit VR2 extremely versatile.

Interface Speed Compared

VR2 Real Time Performance

See the chart below to calculate how many tracks of video you can play back in realtime using Final Cut Pro.


Format
Codec
Disk Space / Hour
Data Rate / Sec
CalDigit VR2
SD
DV25
12.95 GB
3.60 MB/s
15
DV50
25.89 GB
7.19 MB/s
10
Uncompressed 8-bit NTSC
75.51 GB
20.97 MB/s
4
Uncompressed 10-bit NTSC
100.68 GB
27.97 MB/s
3
HD
HDV 720P 60
8.55 GB
2.38 MB/s
6
HDV 1080i 60
11.25 GB
3.13 MB/s
20
DVCPro HD 720P 30
51.84 GB
14.40 MB/s
9
DVCPro HD 1080i 60  /  P30
58.32 GB
16.20 MB/s
7
ProRes 422 1280x720
39.20 GB
10.31 MB/s
1
ProRes 422 1920x1080
76.32 GB
20.62 MB/s
4
ProRes 422 ( Proxy ) 1920x1080
24.05 GB
6.39 MB/s
13
ProRes 422 ( LT ) 1920x1080
52.64 GB
14.33 MB/s
8
ProRes 422 ( HQ ) 1280x720
57.76 GB
15.47 MB/s
2
ProRes 422 ( HQ ) 1920x1080
113.44 GB
30.93 MB/s
2
ProRes 4444 1920x1080
168.08 GB
46.4 MB/s
2
Uncompressed 8-bit 1080i 60
447.45 GB
124.29 MB/s
1
Uncompressed 10-bit 1080i 60
596.60 GB
165.72 MB/s
1
Uncompressed 10-bit 1080P 24
445.59 GB
126.5 MB/s
1