Solved How important is cd drive speed anymore? Tags: DVD Drives Games CD Drives Storage Last response: August 3, 2009 4:26 AM in Storage Share globalgoon August 3, 2009 3:47:18 AM When playing a game or what have you, is there really a difference anymore between say, a 40x and 52x cd drive? More about : important drive speed anymore | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution randomizer August 3, 2009 4:26:53 AM Unless you're playing the game off the disk, which is really only the case for games in the pre-1995 era, no. When reading and writing files it matters though. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>How important is cd drive speed anymore?> Related ressources: ForumCd drive not present anymore ForumHow important is Defragmentation really? ForumCollege Student! Computer Not Posting Anymore !!!! HELP!!!! ForumHow important is ram to a computers preformance Forumdvd drive disappeared - Also can't boot cd anymore ForumSpeed or Storage more important (SSD)? ForumHow important is memory speed vs. amount of memory ForumBIOS cannot detect SATA anymore ForumPC doesn't freeze anymore after RAM speed was lowered? ForumCD drive question ForumMost important speed factor, 2TB+ mechanical drives ForumHow come no one builds their pc cases anymore ? ForumMy Hewlet Packard PC will not boot up anymore ?? ForumHow important is backward-compatibility to you?... ForumHow important is .NET framework? ForumInitial BIOS settings and how important are they? Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum[Solved] Replacement Hard Drive ForumHard drive fan noise ForumConfiguring Raid Without Floppy Drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !