Why does it take so long to burn?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by jer446, Dec 25, 2005.

  1. jer446 macrumors 6502a

    Dec 28, 2004
    I have an iMac g5 2.0 ghz 20 inch.. and whenever i burn somethign it takes an extremely long time.. i use the built in burning.. the longest part is the verifying stage... On my windows machines.. ones with slower burners.. it does not take as long..
  2. mklos macrumors 68000


    Dec 4, 2002
    My house!
    I would fork out the extra dollars for Toast Titanium 7 ($65 USD), this is just as easy to burn, and also provides Popcorn built in so you can also easily burn DVD's as well. It doesn't do the verification after the burn either so it will seem much faster.
  3. OutThere macrumors 603


    Dec 19, 2002
    Being that you neglected to mention what exactly you're burning, I'll assume it's DVDs.

    DVD burn rate is highly dependent on your media. I have good experience with being able to burn TDK media very quickly. You can experiment with a few different brands to see what works the best.
  4. jer446 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Dec 28, 2004
    both cd's and dvds burn pretty slowly.. im going to try toast..
  5. MacAficionado macrumors 6502

    Oct 5, 2002
    An awesome place
    Or just choose to skip the verification process.

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