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Old May 11, 2003, 8:41 AM   #1
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Default A70 playing movies

I'm shooting movies in 640X480 res. They look pretty good when I watch them.
Well I burnt a pile of video clips on to cd to keep. When I play the video
clips from the cd they are stopping and starting real jerky. If I copy the
clip from the cd to my desktop it plays fine. I have a yamaha 24x10x40
cdrom. Is it just the 40x read is too slow?thanks
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Old May 11, 2003, 3:01 PM   #2
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Depends on how much cache you have available for the CD drive, the speed of the buss, etc. If you only have a small cache set, the computer can only load a little bit of the video at the time:

In Win9x
Control Panel - System - Performance tab - File System button - CD Rom tab - slide to large and drop down to Quad speed or higher.
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