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# DVD speeds?

Boomerang
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 02-27-2004
What does DVD speeds of 1X and 2X stand for?

I know 1X in a CD means 150 KBps. What does it mean in DVD realm?

Thanks
Boomer

Colin Wilson
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 02-27-2004
> What does DVD speeds of 1X and 2X stand for?
> I know 1X in a CD means 150 KBps. What does it mean in DVD realm?

http://www.strathfield.com.au/glossa...=D&glossid=110

"This is the maximum speed at which the drive reads data from a DVD disc.
The read speed determines the data transfer rate. For example a 2X drive
provides a 2.7MB/sec maximum transfer rate; a 4.8X drive provides a
6.536MB/sec rate; and a 5X drive provides a 6.74MB/sec rate"

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Anonymous Joe
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 02-29-2004
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> What does DVD speeds of 1X and 2X stand for?
>
> I know 1X in a CD means 150 KBps. What does it mean in DVD realm?
>
> Thanks
> Boomer

1350KB/s

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 03-03-2004
Boomerang wrote:

> What does DVD speeds of 1X and 2X stand for?
>
> I know 1X in a CD means 150 KBps. What does it mean in DVD realm?
>
> Thanks
> Boomer

As I'm sure you noticed, DVD's read at 9x the rate of a standard CD. I
guess the only other thing to add is that the approximate maximum is
roughly 16X (equivalent to 144 speed cd-rom).

~Nick

Dmitry Minkine
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 03-04-2004
X1=1385kb/s
X2 = 2770 kb/s
X4 =5540 kb/s

> > What does DVD speeds of 1X and 2X stand for?
> >
> > I know 1X in a CD means 150 KBps. What does it mean in DVD realm?