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What Speed Should I Burn My Cd's With?


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#1 z_silversurfer_z

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Posted 11 December 2005 - 01:57 PM

Burning a cd right now and it asks me to which speed I would like to write with, I check out my drive and it has 52x/32x/52x on it?? What means what?

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#2 z_silversurfer_z

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Posted 11 December 2005 - 02:08 PM

Figured it out, first number is the write speed, anyway new question, I am trying to burn an ISO on to a disk with Magic ISO Maker, anyway the file is too large and I don't know to or if I am even split it up on to two disks? Any suggestions?

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Posted 11 December 2005 - 05:01 PM

Whatever the CD-R blanks will support. If your CD 52x but your media only supports 48x. 48x is what you should write at. It may burn at the faster speed or, it may cause errors and you will have just made a drink coaster.
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Posted 11 December 2005 - 06:14 PM

The three numbers are the speed limits for your burner. 52x - Write speed/ 32x - re-write speed/ 52x read speed. I have "spanned" computer images in the past without issue. I am not sure if that will work with an iso. Try it, cdrws are fairly cheap.

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