[mythtv-users] Re: Time to Rip CD's
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Fri Nov 12 03:55:39 UTC 2004
On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 19:15:24 -0500
"PAUL WILLIAMSON" <pwilliamson at mandtbank.com> wrote:
> >>> "David Whyte" <david.whyte at gmail.com> 11/11/2004 6:20:10 PM >>>
> >I was ripping my 'The Police: Greatest Hits' cd the other day when I
> >relaised just how long myth took to rip the entire thing. I know it
> >is subjective to your HW, but how long on average does/should it take
> >to rip a CD?
> >For the record I have a Sempron 2400 and 52x LG CD-ROM and it took
> I have a Celery 2.4 and a 48x CD-ROM and it takes about 12 minutes to
> rip a 12 track CD to flac with medium compression.
> I've ripped more than 2,000 CDs, and it usually takes about that to
> each CD.
> 35 minutes is definitely excessive.
Um, no it isn't... you're ripping to FLAC; presumably he's encoding to
Ogg or MP3, which takes longer. Also a Celeron 2.4 probably outperforms
a Sempron 2400 (maybe not by much, but still...)
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