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Burning from an external hard drive

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#1 Dark Phoenix

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 08:31 PM

Is this generally a good thing to do? Is there any reason I shouldn't be doing this? Just wondering, since I've been burning a lot of coasters lately, and I suspect it may be because I'm keeping the ISO files on my external as opposed to my internal primary hard drive.

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#2 dpunisher


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Posted 20 December 2008 - 09:03 PM

I do the same thing, but I have to cut my burn speed way down so as to not deplete the buffer. Even with buffer underrun protection, excessive stop/start burning can cause coasters. I have an old machine with USB1.0 on it and if you burn from an external any faster than 2X, it is misery.

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