40D High Speed Continuous Shooting problem

Started Oct 2, 2007 | Discussions thread
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Re: What memory card are you using?
In reply to rdspear, Oct 2, 2007

rdspear wrote:

The card isn't a "link" when filling the buffer. Only once the
buffer is full does the speed of writing to the card matter - it can
vary from 1 second to 1.5 seconds or so depending on how quickly the
cameras writes to the card. The first burst of 6/17/85 shots is
purely CPU/buffer memory speed-driven.

In this case, with NR on, the CPU is the throttle.

Yep, I hadn't thought of NR being the culprit before I made that post. But once the buffer is full, the speed of the memory card certainly can have an effect on writing speed, and on how quickly subsequent shots can be fired.

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