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Which drives are caching audio data?
norton
post Sep 1 2004, 14:35
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EAC => What about the 'caching audio data'!?


I have read almost everything on this forum about this subject.

No doubt about it: If the Drive you are using to rip with EAC is caching audio data, the 'Drive caches audio data' Box (Drive options... / Extraction method) have to be checked (ticked).

But how can you know if your Drive is caching audio data?

Of what I have read on this forum, you should run 'Detect Read Features' (Drive options... / Extraction method / Detect Read Features). If the result is: Caching: No => You're OK! If the result is: Caching: Yes => You have to checked the 'Drive caches audio data' Box.

Well... The problem is, many people are saying that the 'Detect Read Features' is NOT accurate!!! (How do they know that??) That means even if you perform 'Detect Read Features', you are still not sure if your Drive is caching audio data, or not.


MY QUESTION IS: How can I know if my Drive is Caching audio data, or not?


Thanks for helping,


norton

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rutra80
post Oct 26 2004, 10:48
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If there is a 100% reliable method to determine how much audio the drive caches, then if it caches more than 62KB, that would be a perfect method to determine if the drive caches audio (no red bars on damaged discs) ...from the other side, determining how much the drive caches = determining if the drive caches rolleyes.gif
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- norton   Which drives are caching audio data?   Sep 1 2004, 14:35
- - Pio2001   The EAC detection feature is not accurate because ...   Sep 1 2004, 18:49
|- - liekloo   QUOTE (Pio2001 @ Sep 1 2004, 06:49 PM)Uncheck...   Oct 17 2004, 18:39
|- - Pio2001   QUOTE (liekloo @ Oct 17 2004, 07:39 PM)the re...   Oct 23 2004, 03:02
|- - rutra80   QUOTE (Pio2001 @ Oct 23 2004, 04:02 AM)It is ...   Oct 23 2004, 04:57
- - markanini   Pio2001, that's the best explaination I've...   Sep 1 2004, 18:59
- - norton   QUOTE To know if your drive caches : Ask EAC. If i...   Sep 1 2004, 22:04
|- - Pio2001   QUOTE (norton @ Sep 1 2004, 11:04 PM)I was wo...   Sep 1 2004, 23:06
|- - minix   QUOTE (norton @ Sep 1 2004, 11:04 PM)I was wo...   Sep 2 2004, 23:53
- - norton   Well... I QUIT!! I have spent the last 1...   Sep 1 2004, 23:00
- - dreamliner77   QUOTE (norton @ Sep 1 2004, 06:00 PM)Well......   Sep 2 2004, 00:03
|- - mai9   QUOTE (dreamliner77 @ Sep 2 2004, 12:03 AM)I...   Oct 24 2004, 01:51
- - norton   QUOTE I'd say be safe and just check "dri...   Sep 2 2004, 00:32
- - kwanbis   just listen to them ... or a random sample   Sep 2 2004, 03:20
- - norton   QUOTE just listen to them ... or a random sample ...   Sep 2 2004, 03:48
- - VolMax   Caching or not, it doesnt matter for me now. The ...   Sep 2 2004, 05:26
|- - Pio2001   Your results are interesting, but they are all abo...   Sep 2 2004, 12:05
- - VolMax   QUOTE Your results are interesting, but they are a...   Sep 2 2004, 15:54
|- - Never_Again   QUOTE (VolMax @ Sep 2 2004, 10:54 AM)What is ...   Sep 2 2004, 16:50
- - norton   About ASUS CD-S520/A4... On the ASUS website, in ...   Sep 2 2004, 16:07
- - norton   QUOTE Make sure DMA is enabled for your drive. Feu...   Sep 3 2004, 01:31
- - VolMax   QUOTE VolMax and Pio: what feature are you two tal...   Sep 3 2004, 04:58
|- - Never_Again   QUOTE (VolMax @ Sep 2 2004, 11:58 PM)Drive co...   Oct 19 2004, 08:34
- - Pio2001   No, the audio cache can be smaller than the data c...   Oct 24 2004, 00:11
|- - rutra80   QUOTE (Pio2001 @ Oct 24 2004, 01:11 AM)No, th...   Oct 24 2004, 05:17
|- - Triza   QUOTE (rutra80 @ Oct 23 2004, 08:17 PM)QUOTE ...   Oct 24 2004, 09:09
- - rutra80   If there is a 100% reliable method to determine ho...   Oct 26 2004, 10:48


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