Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Wrong, wrong, wrong by johnsjets / March 30, 2006 11:36 PM PST In reply to: I have this magic rock Even the best If more that six DMA transfer timeouts occur, Windows will turn off DMA and use only PIO mode on that device. Never used the AWS setting. Lecturer with anxiety. http://revolutionpc.net/for-burning/dvd-r-rw-writing-errors.html
So we don't want to burn that far. solved Could it be my old modem/router giving me painfully slow internet speeds? Theoretically resulting in better recording quality. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... http://www.pcworld.com/article/127828/article.html
Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology If you see any in PIO mode, that can slow things down. I've heard no faster than 4X for movies, but what about programs, MP3s, Pictures, and the rest of the files? This can result in the end of the disc getting less exposure then the beginning.
I never paid a lot of attention to burn speeds. If you find a PIO mode drive, changing them back may be easy or complicated. When your drive accesses a bad disk like that for a period of time it can go into PIO mode which is slow. Dvd Burn Speed 4x Vs 8x Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just my two cents worth ...
Use poor quality discs, don't expect much. Normally if I keep getting bad burns it's because the DVD's I purchased aren't very good, or if you haven't used the drive yet maybe the drive is defective. If this is critical data that you wish to store long term, then use the slowest burn speed with the highest quality media."Thank You All Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Two odd things that I can't figure out in the device manager.
Quote 10th Sep 201514:22 #2 Kerry56 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateNov 2003 LocationWest Texas The maxim slower is better has been disproved a number of Best Dvd Discs For Burning Movies Thanks in advance. Writing strategies differ, even with the same media, when burning at different speeds. First see if you can change them in that window using the drop down menu.
Many DVD blank discs have uneven dye around the outer edge. VIDEO TUTORIAL More information: Other ways to fix a slow burning DVD drive: Update its bios or firmware. Recording Speed For Burning Dvd Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. What Speed Should I Burn A Cd Thanks for visiting!
The next would be to follow the 1/2 rule stated above to be sure, however most burning software now can be set to determine optimal speed by selecting max in the Some CD-R and DVD-R discs burn at top speed correctly, but I've experienced blowouts with many others. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the http://revolutionpc.net/for-burning/dvd-writing-probs.html You have to select a speed where the writer uses it.
All drives should be DMA mode. There Was An Error Burning This Disc Windows 7 A CD sector is 2.532 bytes, 2048 bytes of which are actually available for user data. 288 bytes are used for ECC, and the last 16 bytes are header information. If its steady throughout the disc, its CLV.
Best bet would be to leave it on auto since most (if not all) DVD writters test their burn intensity anyhow. Theoretically resulting in better recording quality. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. this contact form Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Reply to: 2 Considerations by phulbelly / March 31, 2006 2:41 AM PST In reply to: 2 Considerations Explain why you wanna get
I always use Verbatim (Shiny silver, unbranded), because after a lot of trial and error, I have found that it is reliable with my LG/Hitachi OEM Apple superdrive. Some of them might have held a kernel of truth years ago, but not anymore. share|improve this answer answered Aug 11 '09 at 14:05 Josip Medved 7,77111937 add a comment| up vote 4 down vote Generally if you run your burning software on "Auto" it'll burn They have an awful lot of correction on them, but they are also exposed to the air and hands and spinning in a drive so they get pretty beat up.Click to