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Old Jul 12, 2002, 08:35 PM
schultzie73 schultzie73 is offline
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I just received my Pioneer 104 dvd burner today and right now I am burning Bruce Lee with PrimoDVD and it says the recording time will take 2 hours! Is that a normal time? It is burning extremly slow right now. The iso file is 3.8gig. Also, the settings I use are DAOclosed and mode1 correct? I tried to burn Gauntlet and that took like 45min(900mb) and it didn't work, hopefully I wont have to go and buy new media. I am using Princo dvd-rw.
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Old Jul 12, 2002, 08:38 PM
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i have a dvd+rw/+r and it only takes 20 minutes to burn a 4.7gb iso
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Old Jul 12, 2002, 08:39 PM
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Anyone using the Pioneer 104 or any -r/-rw drive? It can't take that long to burn a game can it? I have a p4 1.5ghz
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Old Jul 12, 2002, 09:22 PM
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You are having probs burning at 2X speed. Check out vcdhelp.com for a solution to this common problem.
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Old Jul 12, 2002, 09:47 PM
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There is no problem. Nothing wrong with your burner. DVD burning speed is 2x. Thats slow comparing to CD-burner technology that burn up to 40x! All you need is patience my friend. Dont bother reading vcdhelp. Your burner max speed is 2x. No manuals will help you. Also to the guy with p4 1.5 ghz, dude, doesnt matter if you got p3 500 or pentium4 2.2. Your burner speed is not based on your Motherboard CPU.
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Old Jul 12, 2002, 09:55 PM
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I didn't think the cpu mattered but I thought I'd throw it in just in case. So you are saying that burning a file that is 3.8 gig writing at 2x is supposed to take 2 hours. That sucks, I didn't realize it would take that long.
 

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