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Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it. We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. SolidBurn also works with supported media. You are probably going to get varying results from a full data disc to a single layer movie disc. InfoTool had no problems detecting the DW’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated. It flew through CD Speed’s transfer rate tests, reaching a maximum read speed of

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Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. Unfortunately, dvx tests are not supported by QScan. BenQ’s new drive was also fairly quick when reading dual layer discs.

Drivers for BENQ DVD LS DW ATA Device

The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. CD Error Correction 4. As you can see, the drive had no problems reaching this speed in our tests. By using these features the DW is able to maintain perfect control over both the laser beam angel and the power rate being projected onto the disc, ensuring every bit of your data is written at the best possibly quality.


The Movie and Star Wars: The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. Like the other BenQ drives we’ve reviewed, the DW was very easy to install. Even then, those looking for elaborate explanations or drive specific information will be a little disappointed. However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF lls is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed Sw1655 the name BenQ might seem relatively new to some, the company behind it has been around for a number of years.

BENQ DW resources and drivers

By looking at the picture below you can see the drive’s IDE interface, power connector and analog audio output connector. Nevertheless, the diagrams BenQ has provided do take the user step by step through the installation process.

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The DW also did pretty well in our CD read tests. A patched RPC-1 firmware can be downloaded here. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more dw1655 10 directories deep.

By looking at the screenshots above, you can see that BenQ’s new drive starts writing at about 4. It actually extracts each track twice and then compares them to check for any errors. More information about text formats.


Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, slave and cable select.


If a disc is warped though, the laser beam will not be positioned correctly. DW vs SA – Page 4 Both drives share the same basic design and have many of the same logos.

In the end, it usually comes down to price. Many people consider La to be one of the best packet writing tools because of its simplicity and performance. How long does it take to print a label? Both drives share the same basic design and have many of the same logos.

BenQ’s new DVD writer did very well in our rewriting tests. Better yet, Nero Recode 2 does this without any loss of quality. Nero CD Speed v4. Only at PC Pitstop. DVD Writing Tests