Converting avi to dvd

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  1. cleankutazn

    cleankutazn New Member

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    Does it normally take an hour and a half just to do burn the avi to dvd or is my computer slow as hell? I just bought this comp too
     
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    You're not just burning. You're encoding the audio/video and some other stuff then burning. But your computer might be slow as hell also.
     
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    i have an amd 64x2 2.6 ghz 8800gt graphics 3 gigs of pc5300 ram..should it be that slow?
     
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    As negative zero said before you're not just burning. The encoding process can take a long time and I think 1 1/2 hour is not that bad.

    How do u burn the files?
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    That's really a tough call. Your build is capable of much faster, but what prog are you using to do the conversion?

    If it's a single threaded app, then expect long conversions.

    Nero is multi-threaded, and would probably be much quicker on your dual core than a single threaded app.
     
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    im using convertxtodvd...so nero should be a lot faster? by how much?
     
  7. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    I don't know anything about that prog.

    IF it's single threaded, then Nero would be a great deal faster.
    First of all, Nero happens to be very efficient even compared to multi-threaded apps.

    As a guess, I would say that your build with Nero would do the job in less than a half hour.
     
  8. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    hard drive speed also makes a big difference
    when encoding dvds, i usually use one drive to hold the rip and one drive to do the encoding (with dvd shrink)
     
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    My understanding of ConvertXtoDVD is that it doesn't really convert videos but instead plays them (hopefully more than 1x speed) and encodes them at the same time. I don't think its a strait conversion program and thats why it is able to convert/burn about anything.
     
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