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i3 vs. i7 CD Burning

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So someone I know is wanting to burn multiple CD's at oncee on their computer and I was wondering how much of a difference it would make if I switched their i3 with an i7. They will be burning 4 discs at once using Nero 10.

Question is, is the upgrade worthwhile. i3 530 -> i7 860
and does Nero 10 use multiple threads?

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not really cd burning wont use alot of cpu time the only thing would help is if you have the stuff your burning on differt drives. And it could depend on what your burning to if your say encoding movies then having it burn them the i7 would be faster at doing that.
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nah a i3 should be fine. i dont even think 4 cds would cap the hard drive.
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old thread but bumping again.

i would actually like to see some graphs if anything. Thanks!
    
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bumps. i would seriously like to find out. please help!
    
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bumps. does no one actually know?

hmm need to know by tonight...
    
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post #7 of 9
I used to burn multiple CDs with a Celeron @850MHz. All you need is a PC. Use RAID 0 platters or an SSD if you're worried about it, CPU won't matter a single bit.
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Zero difference.... the bottleneck is completely because the optical disk drive.

A DVD burner only runs at 5-20MB/s max.
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thank you! all i needed to know. too bad i can't rep you duckieho. :\\
    
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