DVD reading speed

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware, Devices and Accessories' started by LinkinParkmetre, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. LinkinParkmetre
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    LinkinParkmetre GBAtemp Regular

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    If i've got a DVD which is 2x
    That i burnt into to 2x
    Will it be possible to read it in 4x for example?
     
  2. Commander

    Commander GBAtemp Regular

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    Yes. What more can I say.

    ~ Commander

    100 posts. Hmm.
     
  3. LinkinParkmetre
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    LinkinParkmetre GBAtemp Regular

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    Limit speed of read? on a 2x
     
  4. legendofphil

    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    AFAIK you can't limit the speed at which a disc is read back at.
    But in theory the slower you write it the faster it will read back because it is less likely to contain any errors.
     
  5. Commander

    Commander GBAtemp Regular

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    The speed at which you burn something does not effect the speed at which is can be read. The burn speed only effects the time taken to burn the information onto the CD/DVD.

    ~ Commander
     
  6. Minox

    Minox Thanks for the fish

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    True, but at higher speeds burning errors are more likely to appear and burning errors makes it more difficult to read.
     
  7. BigX

    BigX GBAtemp Regular

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    over there
    This is so often stated but never qualified (proofed)

    All needed information here: The only limits on read spead is the reading drive and quality of the read media!
     
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