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Approx. DVD Backup time?

Discussion in 'DVD Shrink forum' started by mpuwal, Mar 14, 2005.

  1. mpuwal

    mpuwal Member

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    I was wondering, what is the approximate time it should take to burn a DVD movie at 4x speed.
     
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    It would definitely,depend on the size of the movie, and rather, or not, you use the quality enhancements,and your computer specs,there is no set answer.
     
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    Would using RecordNow compared to Nero make a difference in write time? Just curious!
     
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    I'm not familiar with that program, but I would think 4x, is 4x, no matter what apps is burning it.
     
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    If you are just referring to the burning process and excluding any ripping (which varies depending on compression), then 13-14 minutes to burn at 4X. About 7-8 minutes to burn at 8X, and around 22 minutes to burn at 2.4X.
     
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    It really depends on the disks/drives/other factors (like using a laptop)
    On my desktop, 14-15 minutes is what I've averaged with 4x Pioneer dvd-r drives and Ritek disks. I hear this is best performance I could expect.

    Same burner/disks in a firewire external box w/firewire cardbus adapter: about 20 minutes.

    If you include ripping, it depends on the processor, dvd reader (and memory, I believe) I'm using a Lite-on reader, have 1G memory/AMD Athlon 1.2, and can usually get a 7.5G movie copied, beginning to end, in a little over an hour.
     

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