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Old 12-13-2006, 12:44 PM
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FLAC takes some more juice than MP3/Ogg, but it shouldn't be draining the power too heavy. It's an asymmetrical codec - it takes more power to encode than to decode.

As for the size - FLAC at Q5 upwards takes about 2/3 the space of uncompressed WAV. So if one 45 minute CD is ~450MB, then the FLAC files would be ~300MB. So a (very) raw estimate for 100 CDs would be ~30-35GB.
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