ipod Slowness

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by CubaTBird, Aug 25, 2004.

  1. macrumors 68020

    Apr 18, 2004
    I have a total of 1,482 songs on my ipod and like it seems the more i add, just like selecting a song and then skiping to another song takes a second or two longer than before. Is this normal?
  2. thread starter macrumors 68020

    Apr 18, 2004

    its like when im playin a song..... then rapidly skip to another song it happens..... sheesh....
  3. macrumors regular

    Aug 20, 2003
    umm - that's how it's supposed to work.

    during normal playback the ipod caches your tunes in RAM and spins down the drive. When you jump around in a play list or pick songs at random you have to wait for the drive to spin back up (which chews up battery life).

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