How I can lower my CPU usage
while burning a CD-RW?
Learn how to keep your system
performing in tip-top shape while burning CD-RWs. Burning a CD can
be CPU intensive since it requires accessing your hard drive and
CD-RW drive at the same time. One way to lower CPU usage is to enable
DMA on all your devices (e.g., your hard drives, CD-ROMs, and CD-RWs).
This will increase the overall performance of your system during
a burn. Most CD-RWs manufacturers require that the system's hard
drive has its DMA enabled in order to perform at the top-most rated
burning speed. Take this a step further by enabling the DMA on your
CD-RW as well