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fall-man
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CF Card speed for Swap file. "high-speed"???

Sat Jul 02, 2005 9:40 am

Can anyone tell me if there is an advantage of using a higher speed compact flash card for Swap file? I am not sure what the write and read spead for Roku is on the CF card. Would it be able to take advantage of higher speed card or there is a limitation on how fast Roku can read? Someone please respond.
 
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Sat Jul 02, 2005 11:16 am

It can't hurt. Just don't get Kingston. They don't work on the Roku.
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fall-man
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Sun Jul 03, 2005 6:41 pm

But is there an advantage for higher speed.. I can get the 128 MB regular card for as little as 10 bucks but for high speed card, I have to get at least 256 MB plus have to pay 35-40 bucks.. I do not mind spending more but only if there is a "Real" advantage.. Can anyone from ROKU please respond!
 
dgburns
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Mon Jul 11, 2005 10:24 pm

The HD1000 manual says to use a card that's rated for at least 3MB/sec.

Yeah, you'll need someone fro Roku directly to tell you if the hardware itself is capable of taking advantage of a high speed CF card. Hope you get an answer, it's something that OUGHT to be in the FAQ.
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