On Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Ronny B. wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 02:41:43PM +0000, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> > It's paranoia more that seems slow. You get up to about 2.5x at best.
> Huh?! My Pioneer 105 DVD rips whole CDs in no-time. The encoding time for
> MP3 is the only bottleneck here.
>> What sort of drives are getting these slow results?
eh. IIRC at home there's a Ricoh (32x read?) CDRW and a Toshiba (x7?)
DVDROM. That's very much off the top of my head now. The DVD is quicker
I think, although again, I'm not certain.
> > I've heard anecdotal evidence of people using RealPlayer gear in Windows
> > to rip full length CDs in under 10 minutes. I use toolame rather than
> Well, cdparanoia manages 10 minutes or less, too, on my system ;)
Interesting. Is the Pioneer 105 expensive as CDROMs go? We may be guilty
of getting a cheap CDROM drive in college as - to be honest - this is not a
priority and we're on a tightish budget.
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