Is dvd read speed 16x fast enough for viewing movies on my pc? Tags: Movies Desktops DVD Components Last response: April 26, 2012 4:05 AM in Components Share tvzinecker April 25, 2012 7:24:29 PM Hello, I do not want any skips or time delays while watching DVDs on my desktop after I build it. More about : dvd read speed 16x fast viewing movies rixy1991 April 25, 2012 7:32:07 PM 16x is more than enough my laptop reads at 8x and never misses a beat DJDeCiBeL April 25, 2012 8:08:16 PM 1x is what a set-top home DVD player is, so no, you shouldn't have any problem. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx April 26, 2012 4:05:27 AM 16x speed is for burning DVDs. When playing back a movie, the DVD drive reads the DVD movie at 1x speed. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSony 16X DVD and Plextor PX-716A slow ForumHow fast DVD burning by end of year? Forum4200 RPM drive fast enough ? Forum700w enough ? ForumHow does DVD /CD read speed affect Gameplay? ForumAre CPUs now " fast enough " for the vast majority of PC users? ForumBestConfigs: Home Theater PC ForumBuilding a 1000 USD gaming/hd movies rig and need advice/info Forum"Under C$2000 Media/Gaming PC Need suggested parts" ForumWhen will CPU's be fast enough ? ForumFast PC required for trading stocks and futures ForumFamily Desktop Build $800 - Want to go fast then faster. ForumBuilding PC for the first time, spec and advice appreciated. ForumGaming PC build for $2k help Forumhow fast is fast ? ForumIs this optical drive fast enough ? ForumPSU Help Forum[Solved] Is 750Watts, 62Amps enough? ForumCPU running on Reduced Speed Helps!!! ForumPower Supply - Is this enough? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !