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#1 20-07-2013, 08:11:35 AM
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Dear Cirus,

I was wondering if you noticed significant performance improvements while using the R-Pi with a class 10 sdcard??
I have started using my Pi for desktop stuff like browsing the web while playing games on my PS3 (PS3 won't let you browse the web and play a game at the same time!!)

Thanks.

Your friend,
Steev


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#2 20-07-2013, 10:01:49 AM
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It is much faster than my other SD card was.  If you look around you should be able to get them for the same price as slower cards.


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#3 20-07-2013, 16:31:04 PM
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I moved my /home folder to an external drive on Raspbian that helped a lot!!


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#4 20-07-2013, 20:55:15 PM
is there a way to have like the system on the HDD and just some sort of loader on the SD card like maybe grub or something


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#5 21-07-2013, 01:14:23 AM
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You need just the kernel and bootloader files on the sdcard.

If you set root=/dev/sdaX in cmdline.txt it will load the rest of the system from a USB drive.


#6 14-08-2013, 08:51:40 AM
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#7 14-08-2013, 09:34:55 AM
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better
http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-Memory-MB-SP8GB-AM/dp/B009SK58LY

Not class 10 but random read/write performance is said to be very good!!

They are bundling these Samsung cards with RPis now
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/4536


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