powermac superdrive writting speed questions

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by flyin3d, Sep 23, 2005.

  1. macrumors newbie

    #1
    Hi Guys,
    I have three questions:
    I have the first run Power Mac G5 from two years ago. I think it came with a 1X dvd writer and I was able to upgrade the firmware to 2x ( I kinda remember doing that). I notice it will not accept more recently purchaced media at 16x speed.

    My questions are...
    -How do I verify the speed it will write at?
    -Can I make it write even faster?
    -Do I have to use only 1x or 2x media? This is not as available anymore.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. macrumors 68000

    mklos

    #2
    The original PowerMac G5's have a 4x SuperDrive (DVD-RW). Of course if you only have 1x Blank DVD's then it will only write at 1x no matter how fast your DVD Burner is.
     
  3. macrumors 68000

    iEdd

    #3
    You might want to buy a pioneer DVR-110 Burner and stick it in (10 min job, easy)... It will support up to 16x burn, although you might need patchburn for full support in some apps.
     

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