Im encoding a DVD(shrink 3.2 and Nero) and it is taking me 1: 45 hours long, to encode. I know that is slow. Is this becasue of my CPU its and Atholn 1.67 Ghz/1.00 GB of Ram. Also, 1 gig of Ram. I have gone onto message boards and read that you can make DVD drive faster my switching DMA Primwary to a PIO. However, I didnt notice any difference(do I have restart the compter Dont want to becaue I have 41 min left for now) and I switch secondary to also. Do, you know a faster way or easier way to encode to make go faster? When I open the the disk/DVD it takes 2mintues. Also, Im knew to PC. I have been using Apple for many years for my work and Im not sure what PIO and DMA is?