Would the forum please review my setup? I would like to avoid making stupid mistakes here and there that could add up.
Task: Ripping 64 CD's, legal purchase.
Type of CD: Voice recording, light background music.
Goal: Cut down to 6 or 7 mp3 CD's for listening in the car.
Ripper: CDex 1.51 (most recent version)
Ripper setting: 128kbps, constant bit rate, J-stereo, quality (5, 0 highest, 9 lowest)
CDRW: Acer 8-4-32, no buffer underrun protection. (both for ripping and recording)
Car stereo: JVC kd-sx 990. 8 character file name display, CBR only.
CPU: Old K7-750 Athlon (slot A)
Sound card: old Realtek (very noisy)
My big questions are:
1) Is old 8x CDRW good enough for digital extraction? (though CDex has jitter correction)
2) Does noisy sound card affect digital audio extraction? I tried a few tracks. But because of the noise, I could not tell if extraction was good or not good enough.
3) Is quality setting 5 good enough? CDex has voice setting. Should I choose this instead?
Thank you in advance.