dolphinius_rex wrote:stick with 12x or 16x for the LiteON drives. And I would suggest NOT using the Sony DVD Writer to burn CD-Rs as it will only be added wear and tear on an expensive device.
I'm sorry but that is the biggest pile of shit statement I've ever heard. You think there is some kind of very short, finite limit to DVD burners? No, MTBF is the same as most CDRW drives. Are they just supposed to sit in your computer and look cool? No. You use them to burn and read media.
DVD drives are made to spin up, spin, down, spin round and round... DAO, TAO isn't going to drastically reduce the life expectancy of the drive.
As grimes said, burning @ a slower speed isn't going to make a better burn unless you try to use crap media and burn at faster than its rated speed.
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