Take a look below. Keep in mind this option not only changes the level of detail, it also affects the amount of time it takes to print the label. To implement this new technology, most drive manufacturers had to make some sacrifices in regards to performance. The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4. Leave this field blank. CD Recording Tests 7.

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LG 16x External Super Multi DVD CD Rewriter USB 2.0 Lightscribe GSA 2166d

We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. Some even slow down to read single layer DVD-Video discs.

The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter. For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: For DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: While this looks nice, finger prints and smudges have a tendency to stand out.

While the diagrams are small, they are clearly labeled and easy to understand. Overall, I give the installation a 9 out of a possible LG has even provided a short list of recommended media. CD Speed is used to give an overall DAE speed rating and CD DAE is used to give the track by track extraction speeds and to check the extracted tracks for errors the drive may have created.

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LG’s new drive not only turned in some impressive times, its writing quality was quite good. It fires off eight different applications using scripts. Each 2166x test has been run three times. Otherwise, you can start the setup process by clicking the “Install” button.

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Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. The test computer was already powered on so it took only a matter of seconds for plug and play to install the drivers. They’ve lead the way in this area, developing and manufacturing a wide range of products for the OEM and gxa markets. With Fuji’s 48x media, the drive started writing at about Instead of erasing at 32x, the GSAD seemed to erase at only 16x. Thanks to its USB 2. While this would normally be a winning combination, things like writing ysa kept it from getting top marks in our review.

At this point, the writing speed increases to 32x and stays there until the very end of the session. Developed as a better alternative to markers and stick on labels, LightScribe lets users burn graphics and text onto the tops of specially coated discs. Keep in mind this option not only changes the level of 22166d, it also affects the amount of time it takes gsz print the label. About Privacy Contact Us.



This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. In our tests, it reached a maximum speed of only 8x when reading both single and dual layer discs. Nero Express 6 – With Nero Express, Nero has taken the features and performance people have come to expect from Nero Burning Rom and combined them with a user friendly interface.

On top of that, none of the sectors on the disc were unreadable. The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities.

For our tests I chose to use UDF 2. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the GSAD performs with the bundled software.

As we said, a simple design. The GSAD still has its share of logos though.