By looking at the screenshot below, you can see that the drive’s transfer speeds peaked at about 9x. The same files are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed. The Movie and Star Wars: Leave this field blank. About Privacy Contact Us. More information about text formats.
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Off by default, this LED lights up green when the drive is reading or writing. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are.
The disc is This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. Looking at the CD Speed screenshot, you can see that the error rates were not only high, there was a small number of PO Failures.
Dcr created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them to our test discs with Nero.
More concerning was the DVRD’s writing quality. When testing the drive’s capacity I found that the drive was able to overburn up to With Taiyo Yuden’s 52x media, the drive started writing at about Their 8x rated media yielded some fairly decent results with KProbe.
About Privacy Contact Us. CD-R burning – Verbatim 48x 7. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. In the end, installing the DVRD was very easy.
While the DVRD was able to recognize the disc correctly, it would not read beyond the 94 minute mark. CD error correction 4. Unfortunately, when scanned with the BenQ DW, there were a number of cases where the error rates were quite high. While best known for their audio and dfr products for the home and car, they’re no stranger to the world of optical storage.
Nevertheless, it was able to write an entire MB CD in a respectable 3: This new technology automatically adjusts the writing speed to deliver the best writing quality possible. All you have to do is one click, and then the drive will take care of the rest, ensuring top burning quality for your media. Pioneer drives have quite a following among enthusiasts and after having the DVRD in our ‘Labs, it’s easy to see why.
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From start to finish, the entire process took only a few minutes. However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed The score given is an average of the three. As we showed you in our tests, there were a number of cases dfr the jitter and error rates were quite high.
What code is in the image? At this speed, it took the drive less than five minutes to write an entire 4. All of the times below include not only the actual writing time, but the lead in and out times too.
Unfortunately, its seek times were not as low as some of the other drives. If you’re wondering how the jumpers should be configured or how to do things like enable DMA, you’re out of luck. For this review the drive’s firmware has been updated to version 1. While this is more than double the time it would take to burn a disc at 20x, the writing quality was considerably better than what we saw in our performance tests.
The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get to testing every day dvd-fw. By default the drive’s jumper comes set to master.