DVD burner and CPU speed - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-24-2004, 04:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 58
Default DVD burner and CPU speed


I have decided on what DVD burner I want to order

The MSI DVD recorder DR4-A IDE Retail DVD+R/+RW and DVD-R/-RW.

Only thing is that it mentions it needs a min sys requirement of
IBM® PC compatible Pentium® 1GHz or faster

I have a 1GHz AMD Athlon

will this be okay?

look forward to your input. Would like to order it tonite

company info on the drive:

Bullit is offline  
Old 03-24-2004, 04:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 788

This shouldn't be a problem. As long as your mobo has enough ide ports for it

XT is offline  
Old 03-24-2004, 08:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 3,937

Bullit you will have no problems. DVD burner rely on hard disk speed/latency more than processor. even a 300Mhz processor can handle a burner. plus they have buffer underun, i think they are using mount ranier or powerburn technology on all of them now.
ekÆsine is offline  
Old 03-25-2004, 09:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 58

nice one mod

it's burnin time! ;-)
Bullit is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:27 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.