can my 48x burner burn 52x cds

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  1. overst33r

    overst33r Diamond Member

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    Theres a good deal on a pack of 52x cd-r and i have a 48x burner, im pretty sure that its possible to burn media slower than rated speed, am i right?

    dont wanna buy coasters
     
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  3. PsYcHoCoW

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    it will work... 52x is the CD's "max" burn speed, you won't have a problem burning slower if your drive doesn't support the max speed.
     
  4. Noriaki

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    Yes, you can burn lower than they are rated.

    You could burn 52x CDs at 1x if you felt the need.

    Burning 48x max media in a 52x burner might be a bit sketchy, 52x max media in a 48x drive will give you no problems at all.
     
  5. overst33r

    overst33r Diamond Member

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    ok thanks sorry to waste your time
     
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    Heh, if I weren't trying to waste time I probably wouldn't be surfing the forums in the first place ;), so it's nto out of my way. But you're welcome.