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107d Slow!!!!!

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by [TPK]Loki, Sep 6, 2004.

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  1. [TPK]Loki

    [TPK]Loki Thread Starter

    Sep 6, 2004

    ive just installed a pioneer 107d in my pc
    the 107 is backing up dvd's ok, its just so slow. the read rate is 1.9-2x and the buffer goes crazy (jumps up and down as low as 10%. the write rate is the same as the read speed its taking 30 mins to do a disc at least and also dvd shrink takes 36 mins:O even when using dvd DVD Decrpter its only reads at 2x have tried the drive in a friends computer and it works fine the way it should speed, buffer etc.tried using my friends ram as well still the same also a new ide cable.
    im running windows xP home, the 107 is my primary master drive and my hard drive is the primary slave drive
    im running:
    1gb of ram
    p4 2.8
    this should be plenty
    any help will be greatly appreciated.
    ps do i need firmware but don't think i should if so where and how??
  2. zeddy


    May 3, 2003
    Put your HD as master, try the writer as master on the secondary IDE cable
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