DVD burners

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mikeheenan, Sep 6, 2007.

  1. mikeheenan macrumors 6502

    Aug 8, 2007
    Why is it that CD/DVD burners in laptops are much slower than desktop ones? I think the max you can do on a Macbook Pro, as well as a Dell/HP, is 8x on DVD+_R, whereas on a desktop I think it's up to 18x.
  2. eluk macrumors 6502a


    Dec 14, 2006
    East London, UK
    I don't recall seeing any DVD media quicker than 8x.

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