The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. This group of tools displays information about the drive and lets you adjust many of its functions. To check the media compatibility of the DW, I ran a few tests using some of the media available in my area. You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs. An alternative to markers and stick on labels, LightScribe lets you burn graphics and text onto the tops of specially coated discs. However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short. I used 12x rated Memorex Gold 74 minute media for the tests.

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BenQ’s new DVD writer did fairly well in our tests.

CD DAE will extract the audio tracks twice and then compare them. WOPC II – In ds1655 past, drives would use a preset writing strategy and stick to it throughout the entire burning process. Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software. The Movie on DVD.

SolidBurn also works with supported media. WOPC II – In the past, drives would use a preset writing strategy and stick to it throughout the entire burning process. A driver update may also improve stability and performance, or may fix issues with games, programs and power management.

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Until now, there were very few options, unless you wanted to shell out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine.

Most major software companies have pledged support for the technology. In both cases, the quality has been set to “best”. By using these features the DW is able to lls 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.

BenQ DW1655

For DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: Of course, BenQ’s new drive isn’t just about speed. The worst results were with Memorex’s 2. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

For this test I randomly generated MB and MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD. To check the media compatibility of the DW, I ran a few tests using some of the media available in my area.

You may use these tags: For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: In both cases, the quality has been set to “best”. Similar in function to WOPC II, this technology enhances the writing quality near the end of the disc to prevent any warping or other potential problems.

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The specs below have been taken from BenQ’s website and the box that the drive came in. With all this, it’s easy to see why the DW gets the full 10 points for its features.

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When activated, the drive will ignore the writing strategy stored in the firmware and instead create a new one. A little editorial note here. For what it offers, BenQ’s ddw1655 drive is surprisingly affordable.

Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. Lilah Madelynyj15 The drive came with the latest firmware installed.

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Reading CD’s wasn’t a problem for the DW either. Overall, I give the installation an 8 out of a possible DVD D1655 Correction 5. DW vs SA – Page 4 Unfortunately, the DW was designed primarily to showcase its LightScribe capabilities and Dw1655 had to make some sacrifices in regard to performance to implement the technology. Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, slave and cable select.

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