is my DVD drive dying?

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by gui3, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. gui3

    gui3 all the dude ever wanted was his rug back

    May 6, 2000
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    i have a macbook pro with the superdrive. i bought it at launch.

    i've been using the DVD drive heavily over the past few weeks. some of this includes ripping DVD's.

    i noticed two things this week:

    (1) DVD encodes that used to take 2 hours now take 3.5 hours at the same settings.

    (2) sometimes it will end the encode like 75% of the way through the movie as if it were completely finished.

    i realize this could be a number of things...but...

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