This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. At lower burn speeds, the recorder may use P-CAV mode. FlextraSpeed consistently monitors the data buffer status to ensure best recording quality under high-speed operation. You can roughly find out supported formats and disc types using Nero Infotool. The recorder uses CAV mode for reading most CDs, the read speed gradually rises from 18x at the beginning of the disc to maximum 42x at the end. A patched RPC-1 firmware can be downloaded here. This greatly reduces compatibility problems, especially with older DVD players.

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Or choose door No. This drive allows to burn some high-quality discs at higher speeds. In this case the burn process starts at 18x and gradually rises to 40x. Cyber Monday Newegg: While there are a few slight differences, all three drives share the same basic design and have many of the same logos. The slowest discs to read are rewritable DVDs.

Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. Liquid Crystal Tilt provides enhanced pick up head accuracy during recording and playback on discs with uneven curvature and thickness.


BioShock Infinite and Metro: If you want to analyze detailed test results, you may find them here. The recorder is based on the NEC chipset.

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DDSSII minimizes vibration and noise caused by high-revolution spindle motors and stabilizes the pick-up head. All you have to do to work with the recorder is to install NeroBurning Asks or any other CD burn programwhich comes shipped with the bundle. Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, For this review the drive’s firmware has been updated to version 1.

– Features – ASUS DRWP2 16x DVD±RW – Reviews

The tray is made of black plastic and is equipped with rubber padding to reduce the noise and dust penetration inside the device. A patched RPC-1 firmware can be downloaded here. The best deals from Amazon’s one-day storage sale Amazon slashed prices on some 20 items.

Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, In this case, the maximum speed reaches 8x. When testing the drive’s capacity I found that the drive was able to overburn up to Video 3Digests Video cards: The best deals on laptops, tablets, PCs, gaming and much more!

The Western Digital Elements has rarely been this cheap. The recorder uses Z-CLV mode for writing discs at speeds exceeding 4x.


ASUS 1608p2s-d I608p2s-d External DRW Drive U

You can roughly find out supported formats and disc types using Nero Infotool. We had absolutely no gripes with the quality of CD-R discs recorded on this drive, all the discs were easily read by the test drive and the C1 error level turned out quite low.

This recorder worked well with all discs available.

Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, According to the specifications, this recorder can burn such discs at up to 16x. This chipset is used for all latest optical drives from this company.

ASUS DRW 1608P2S – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

Unfortunately, titles protected by SafeDisc 2. Write xsus comment below. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, The installation caused no problems. But we still had no problems reading these discs.