[kwlug-disc] Your CDs --> media centre (for a presentation)

Chamunks Arkturus chamunks at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 11:53:56 EDT 2013


If you're going to be archiving people's media for them may I provide you
some reading material to make sure you get perfect 1:1 secure rips?  Maybe
this would help me get off my arse on planning my part of the presentation.
On Mar 14, 2013 12:48 PM, <chaslinux at gmail.com> wrote:

> Richard I've been looking into this with DVDs and found some pretty
> interesting results. Of course the more cores and RAM the faster the video
> encoding, but ripping actually depends largely on the DVD drive itself. I
> tested about a dozen drives (of which I printed the results for 7) and
> found that: PATA vs. SATA is not really a factor (8 core system with SATA
> DVD didn't rip as fast as a dual core with a PATA DVD drive from 2001). I
> also found some DVD manufacturers drives consistently perform worse than
> others (ahem LG). Ripping normally takes between 4 to 10 minutes depending
> on the drive (in my test one took over 14 minutes). It's the encoding that
> takes time (1 hour 45 minutes on Athlon XP 2.6GHz 1GB system compared to 26
> minutes on an 8 core system with 16GB RAM). Of course this depends on
> options you choose for the encoding. I used Acidrip for my testing but have
> since switched to using makemkv and handbrake.
> Blog: http://www.charlesmccolm.com/
> www: http://www.rebuild-it.com/
> Sent from my cell phone.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Weait <richard at weait.com>
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> Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:22:47
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