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Is there and Benefits from Smart Previews if Original is available

iwaddo

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Lightroom Version
9.2.1
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  1. Windows 10
Hi, my catalog and previews are on a new SSD, my images are on a relatively slow internal drive, a Windows 10 Storage Space.

Would I expect to get a performance increase using Smart Previews or will LR Classic still use the Original image it is online?

Thank you for your help.
 
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You can set this in Preferences - Performance.

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