Hi, this is an interesting question that I am asking to myself from time to time, reading various posts here at CDFreaks forum.
Let's assume the following scenario: I have an audio CD, and I use EAC to make a WAV file and the corresponding CUE file.
Subsequently, I burn the same CUE/WAV files on the same media with DAO and with the same burning speed on the same burner using:
e, f...) Fireburner, or any other software that is able to burn CUE/WAV
files... (the list is incomplete and is not based on any kind of "best-to-worst" argument...)
Suppose also that there are no buffer-underruns, in any burn.
The question is: if I test the media that I burnt with some quality check tool like kprobe or plextools, will I find some significative difference apart from the oscillations due to the fact that also in the same batch of CDs there are some quality differences?
That is, there is some chance in this setting that a burning program is able to produce "better burns" than another?
My idea is that the quality of the burn in this way should be related only to the burner and the media and therefore the results should be more or less the same... but here there are people more and more experienced than me, so I will like to hear your opinions.
Did anyone made some tests of that kind (throwing away a bunch of CD-Rs)?
Thanks for any answer, or for just reading that.