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    Mini 1.25 Ghz, 40GB HD, 512MB Ram, 32MB video, 8X SuperDrive, 80GB external USB drive
    Burning audio cd's through iTunes
    I have a Pioneer 8X dual-layer superdrive in my mac mini and on occasion when I try to burn a cd through iTunes, I end up burning a coaster because I get message saying the burn speed is too fast, what causes that? The media that I'm used is rated 52X.

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    The media itself may be rated for that, but the app is what's producing a coaster. The burn engine in iTunes is pretty rudimentary and I've gotten buffer overflow errors before, too. Also, when you burn a CD, close all non-essential apps. This may help free up CPU cycles and RAM cache.

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