I have been cleaning off my hard drive and backing up a lot of files that I don’t use on an every day basis. Nero BackItUp seemed like the perfect solution as I could point to a directory and it would do all the hard work for me; all I have to do is put in new discs when it asks. It keeps going until the directory is backed up, it’s great.
However, it burns VERY SLOW. I’m using Verbatim 8x DVDs which burn just fine at 8x in my BenQ 1620. But BackItUp starts at 2.4x and as far as I can tell stays at that speed as it takes over 20 minutes to burn a disc. When backing up 11 gigs of stuff this can get very tedious.
Is there any way to speed it up? If not, are there similar programs that are faster? I don’t need compression or scheduled jobs or anything fancy. I just want an easy way to backup large directories.