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blee0120 11-23-2012 01:11 AM

I have been having a problem with ripping my 2D and 3D blu ray movies to my htpc lately. My htpc freezes up or my blu ray drive fails. Really drives me crazy. So, I had an idea, I could just use my laptop and buy a external blu ray drive to rip my movies. The question I have is, do I need to buy a new laptop that's has a resolution that is 1920x1080 or does that not matter when I'm just ripping data?

renethx 11-23-2012 01:15 AM

Ripping means just copying data on an optical drive to HDD. Any decent PC with an internal/external BD drive can do that (with a proper ripping program, like AnyDVD HD).

blee0120 11-23-2012 01:37 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by renethx View Post

Ripping means just copying data on an optical drive to HDD. Any decent PC with an internal/external BD drive can do that (with a proper ripping program, like AnyDVD HD).

Thanks, I use anydvd to get my ISO, then play them on my aios hd media center.

blee0120 11-23-2012 01:50 AM

One last question. Do the CPU determine how fast the ripping process takes or do the blu ray drive determines the speed of the process?

renethx 11-23-2012 01:59 AM

CPU is irrelevant. The read speed of the BD drive mainly determines the ripping speed.

blee0120 11-23-2012 02:03 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by renethx View Post

CPU is irrelevant. The read speed of the BD drive mainly determines the ripping speed.

Ok, just making sure which blu ray drive I should buy. Thanks


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