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Why DVD writers only have 24x write speed? [closed]

I remember CD writers get's twice the speed, now it seems DVD writers can only do up to 24x write speed if internal, and just 8x if it's a portable writer. It's been years since and it seems stuck on ...
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what prevents cd-r from being rewritten?

I know its kind of a dead / dieing technology but i was wandering what stops a cd-r from be rewritten like a cd-rw. Is it a sort of firm-ware on the disc essentialy in place to make people buy more ...
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Can a car cd player read CD-RW? [closed]

I bought a CD-RW to burn down some podcasts to listen to while I'm driving. The car stereo doesn't want to read this CD. It can read all other audio CDs and MP3 CDs (CD-R), but not this one CD-RW. I ...
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CD-RW burning - fast blanking vs. full blanking

When preparing a used CD-Rewritable disc for reuse by "blanking" it, what are the disadvantages of fast blanking as compared to full blanking? Is there any data integrity consequence to fast ...
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maximum file size capable of fitting onto a 700MB ISO CD-RW

I'm making a TrueCrypt volume and want it to fit the entire available space on a 700MB, ISO formatted, CD-RW disc without overburning.