getting the most out of pc hardware

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by dbahsee, Jun 7, 2002.

  1. dbahsee

    dbahsee Guest

    hi im looking into getting a new pc but im really trying to figure out whats my best option to go with for what i wanna do with the pc , im looking to put something together that will support my cd recorder to its fullest capabilities for example right now i have a 12x recorder but no matter what i do the fastest i can get on this recorder is 8x and thats with 1024 of ram and pentium 3 processor on an intel ca810 board soooo i dont want to get a 24x recorder and cant use it to its fullest can someone help me with this
  2. Goatman

    Goatman Ska Daddy

    Are you sure it's not the discs you are using??? how fast is your P3?? I get 32X with my burner on a Athlon XP 1800+. Also, it will only burn at 12X for a little under half of the time
  3. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

    Sacramento, CA
    yeah, a p3 should have NO problem burning at any speed. try using different discs to burn.
  4. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

    the year 2525
    Is the drive in DMA mode ?