[mythtv-users] cd ripping slow? -> What's to be expected.
ronald.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 05:23:13 EST 2005
If that's the case, wouldn't ripping the raw data first and converting at an
appropriate time (and priority) be a smarter approach?
On 12/2/05, Eric Ladner <eric.ladner at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, for that CPU, 6x ripping is about right. Remember that ripping
> the CD isn't just about raw data transfer from the disk, it's got to
> be converted from cdda to mp3 in the process. If in doubt, install
> grip and run that on the desktop. There you can see the transfer from
> disk speed separate from the convert to mp3 speed. The second is by
> far the slowest link in the chain.
> On 12/1/05, Ronald Wielink <ronald.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I've recently put together a setup with fairly decent specifications,
> > below. As far as I can judge right now everything works ok. However,
> > CDs (to mp3) takes quite a while, about 10 minutes. I would say that at
> > speed this could be done much faster. Since I can't do much else with
> > during the ripping process I would like to configure things as much as
> > possible for optimum speed.
> > Could someone please enlighten me how long riping an "average" CD would
> > take?
> > thanks in advance,
> > Ronald
> > Here are my specs:
> > HDD 250 GB, 7200 Rpm, 8 MB, Serial ATA II/300
> > Intel Celeron D 325J 2.53 GHz, 533 MHz,
> > Memory 512 MB, PC3200, 400 MHz,
> > Hauppauge PVR-150
> > Asus V9400-X /TD 128 MB
> > DVD-Writer BenQ DW1640 CD reading speed: 48x
> Eric Ladner
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