I have a Sony CD-RW CRX300E. The specs are supposed to be 48X write 24X rewrite and 16X dvd-rom speed. But everytime I try and burn something the max write speed is 8X (takes about 8-10 minutes). I've tried two different CD brands (memorex, TDK) which supposedly says they write at 48x. I also have tried a couple of different burner programs (NTI CD & DVD-maker-which is the one that came with the burner, and Cheetah CD burner). What could be the problem.
I'm running an Athlon XP 1800 with Windows 98 SE.