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Your machine is probably the bottleneck. Perhaps the processor which is
laboring to translate the files into whatever format the iPod uses.
R.V. Gronoff wrote:
> after purchasing an iPod and a 40Gb HD, I've decided to transfer my CD
> collection to the iPod.
> The internal DVD drive is a Toshiba sd-c2402 which is supposed to play
> CDs up to 24x, but when extracting the audio files through iTunes it
> reaches 3x at best.
> So I tried my external Jackrabbit CD burner, supposed to reach 36x via
> the FW pccard.
> Same result: never goes faster than 3x.
> D'you know of any flash bios or software that could improve the speed of
> audio extraction ? I've already installed the Adaptec ASPI drivers with
> no improvement.