I have a LG HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4167B with DL13 firmware.
I am using Nero 220.127.116.11. with Memorex DVD+R 16x.
This drive should be able to write at 16x using PCAV. When I burn DVD’s I only have the option to burn at 12x and it takes 7 minutes to burn a full DVD. I cannot see any options to set to PCAV and/or 16.0x and so I assume it is not something I can set.
I ran Nero DiscSpeed on the ‘create a disc’ test. It produced an average burn speed of 8x PCAV. When selecting the write speed options I had these choices: 12.0x, 12.0x, 8.0x, 4.0x and 2.0x. I selected the first 12.0x entry hoping it was supposed to read 16.0x. I am yet to try the second 12.0x option as I don’t have many DVD’s left to coaster, but I assume it would produce similar results.
My CPU is low, buffer high and I have no other applications open.
Any ideas why it’s burning so slowly and how I could better it?