Why on earth does 8x start burning at 4x, but 12x start burning at 6x? Surely 8x can handle 6x from the start and its nothing to do with the speed of the disc spins. Is there a way to fix that?
Writing strategies are stored in firmware. Moreover, 16x media have a different dye so they can be written with an initial speed higher than 8x media.
The only way to change it is changing writing strategies.
C0deKing created some patches for liteon burners that increase initial burning speed, but he is C0deKing, and is able to do this