Why does my Liteon 165h6s

slow down to 6* halfway thru the burn. Its getting a little annoying now

Use better media.

What media do you use.

A mediacode would help.

Drive Type = DVD Super AllWrite (Support LightScribe)
Disc Type = DVD+R (Single Layer)
Disc MID = 43 4D 43 20 4D 41 47 00 (CMC MAG.)
Disc TID = 4D 30 31 (M01)
Nominal Capacity = 4.38GB
Manufacturer Maybe = CMC Magnetics Corporation
SMART-BURN Speed Limit = 16.0X (Write)