Has CD technology changed ??

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Has CD technology changed ??

Postby idiotkiwi on Sat Jul 19, 2008 11:35 pm

My CD/ DVD player/writer died on Friday.
Bought a new one (generic chinese) Saturday and installed plus added an older (approx 2 yrs) Cd writer with DVD playback only.
Set up with the older unit as master and the new as slave.
On trying to rip a CD the older unit ran at about 2-3 x speed. The new unit running at 6-8 times.

Has the technology changed or could I have a desperate need to clean the older unit?? or something??
Any suggestions ?
thanks for the help.

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Re: Has CD technology changed ??

Postby 67GTA on Sun Jul 20, 2008 12:54 am

Technology is always improving. It also depends on the reading speed of the drives. They are not all created equal. Most newer drives will be faster by default though.
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