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Old 11-25-2006, 01:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just wanted to know what the numbers mean when I go to purchase discs. Like when I go to buy dvd dl discs there is 2.4x, 6x, and 8x. I never payed much attention to it, what does it mean exactly, and does getting one over the other really matter?


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Old 11-25-2006, 10:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That is the speed that the disk can be written. The higher multiplier the faster you can write it.

4x-speed 5.54MB/s
2x-speed 2.77MB/s
1x-speed 1.385MB/s

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Old 11-26-2006, 09:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Oh, ok so it doesn't really effect the disc quality, it just let's discs be written faster. Thanks.
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