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I just bought decent external DVD-R but..

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What is normal speed for copy about 2GB worth stuff? I have decent computer  but it takes forever!! I meant  like 4 hrs.. Is it normal to take this long?  I am using nero's DVD software that came with DVD.  I was expecting same as my CD-R speed which is less than 10 min to copy full CD.. Let me know if you know anything about DVDR

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What is the write speed of your DVD burner?  But I wouldn't think any relatively new burner would ever take that long to burn something.

edit//////////  Funnily enough, I was burning a dvd while writing my comment and at 16x it took about 6 to 7 minutes for a full (around 4.3 gigs) disc.  I've got a P4 2.8 with 1 gig of ram.

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That has nothing to do with your burner.

All video encoding programs take a loong time on typical home systems.

They have to re-encode 25 or 30 frames per each second of video, if they are doing a very good speed of 10 frames per second then it will take 3 times as long to encode as the video legnth is, 1 hour of video = 3 hours encoding.

Some programs are a little better than others, I reccomend Tsunami MPEG Encoder (TMPG Enc), Google it.

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