Burning/Reading DVD/CD Slows Down Computer Tags: DVD Drives DVD Computer CD-Rom Storage Last response: February 20, 2010 2:34 AM in Storage Share NvidiAti February 19, 2010 8:51:51 PM Whenever I read or write something from a CD/DVD, my computer slows down dramatically. I have a quad core with 4gb of ram and 1tb hdd. What could be my problem? More about : burning reading dvd slows computer stridervm February 19, 2010 9:04:06 PM Your Hard Drive and/or your CD/DVD Writer might be running in PIO mode. Double check to make sure. m 0 l NvidiAti February 19, 2010 9:21:15 PM It's not i checked before. It says ATAPI Cdrom at Ultra DMA mode 5, ATA Disk at Ultra DMA mode 6. DMA mode is enabled m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mrmez February 20, 2010 2:34:51 AM Yeah i dunno. Similar things happen to me... why does my laptop class cpu in my iMac write to usb hdd's faster than my quad monster? All i can put it down to is some unknown hardware of software inefficiencies. I don't have time to figure out a million little annoying things like that anymore. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedComputer slows down after 5 minutes of running Forum SolvedDownloading files immensely slows down computer? Forum SolvedComputer slows down and occasionally crash Forum computer slows down when using browser (processor core failure?) Forum SolvedReally weird program in task manager that slows down my computer. HELP Forum SolvedComputer randomly slows down when opening basic applications even after a fresh windows install and formatting of the hdd Forum Sound crackling and computer slows down Forum Adding more ram slows down computer? Forum running a server at home slows down wifi connection to.other computer Forum Solved1TB HD slows down "My computer" Forum SolvedComputer 'Juttering/Slows down' when connected wirelessly online Forum SolvedKaspersky slows down my computer. HELP! Forum Computer slows down in games after a little while Forum vbc.exe Slows down my computer Forum Computer slows down after/during gaming then eventually freeze. Forum Computer slows down when using a gaming mouse Forum Updates slows new computer down to ridiculous speed Forum Computer slows down then loses video Forum Wireless PCI card slows down computer... MOBO issue? Forum Kaspersky slows down computer Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !