Burning Cds and Vidios

  Big Roger 5 17:40 02 Aug 2006
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Is there an ideal speed to burn cds or vidios or should we let our burner decide for us.

Roger

  brynstlw 17:44 02 Aug 2006

Hi

I have no Idea

Bryan

  terryf 05:55 03 Aug 2006

burn at lower speeds, don't let burner decide

  mikesuther 12:03 03 Aug 2006

I have found from experience that the speed is best chosen by the program you are you using. There are so many differnt variables, such as program and make and type of DVD/CD burner. In older DVD units it worked better at slower speeds due to the buffer getting full(some older models had no buffer at all) and not being able to keep up with the data causing an error called buffer underrun. Since having a modern machine i have not had a problem at higher speed transfers and would say that the program normally decides due to knowing what you have. Hope this helps.

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