The detailed information on the tested parameters is given in the help file to the Nero CD Speed test program. The software suite coming with the drive is impressive. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. I need power and lots of it. It’s simpler to buy a disc and record it on the DVD-Dual than to choose between the drives which are much more expensive.

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EAC Configuration Wizard results. It took 1 minute, 53 seconds and 3 minutes, 8 seconds to copy a MB file and MB folder back onto the hard drive, respectively. Not only does the DRUA support all four recordable formats, but it also does its job with amazing speed. We see an end to the drk format wars, or at least a compromise that should help consumers.

As you can see, reading of all the discs is stable and error-free. I felt really sorry because Verbatim’s media are one of the best.

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View our privacy policy before signing up. It’s able to give the graphics results relative to the current write speed; so, we will find out how the Z-CLV mode affects the gradual write speed change of this drive.

Sounds great but lacks vision. It’s simpler to buy a disc and record it on the DVD-Dual than to choose between the drives which are much more expensive. The procedure was flawless, though only at 1x. And I used the NeroBurning Rom ver 5.


Audio burn to CD-R from image on hard drive from 43 min. The new version has some negative effect as well.

Sony DRUA – Review – PCMag UK

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Well, everything that has the following Lead-In, will be recorded at 1x. So, the only thing for users to choose will be a media type – the war of formats is over, but the war of discs is probably just starting: Vibration in case of badly balanced CDs In operation with the unbalanced disc the drive vibrated, but it didn’t prevent it from flawless reading of the disc, though the read speed wasn’t high – 4x.

BioShock Infinite and Metro: On the back of the drive, you’ll find IDE, analog audio, and power connectors as well as jumper settings. Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method.

The drive was released in November last year and first it came with the firmware version 1. Now we are moving to the tests.

Like most burners, it comes with an IDE cable, mounting screws, illustrated hardware and software quick-start guides, one 2. Become a fan of PCMag. The one you’ve been waiting for.

Direct copying of information from MB CD-R to HDD The drive couldn’t read the MB disc, – there were errors at the end and the drive displayed the warning; the next several attempts were useless either.


The front panel is not conventional; when the 500z opens, it looks as if the upper half moves toward you. So, the verdict is that users should choose DVD-R media very carefully.

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The button is deeply recessed which prevents accidental pressing, but on the other hand, it’s not easy to find it by touch and press.

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VERITAS Simple Backup is a full-featured program for making backup copies and data protection, also supporting background copying and data recovery after failing. Physical characteristics of 50a drives.

They are less expensive than TDK’s models and have good quality. Possibility to make it multizone RPC-1 According to www. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. It can be recommended for those who make their own digital audio albums.