If black isn’t your color, you’re in luck. This gave LG’s new “Super-Multi” drive an average writing speed of about Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it. This hardware and software-based solution not only protects your data against unauthorized access and copying, it ensures maximum reliability through a redundancy-based defect management system. If you want to play DVD’s with surround sound, you’ll need to buy an upgrade first.

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As long as you’re not using the PDF copy protection, nearly any drive can be used to read a disc burned with SecurDisc. So what are “good” results supposed to look like? This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Aside from the new “SecurDisc” logo, there really isn’t much of a difference between it and LG’s previous “Super Multi” drives. If you can afford lb price tag, it is well worth the money. I agree to terms above and have a “.

Back to Search Results. This can add a considerable amount of time to the burn process. Next to the jumper block is the analog audio connector. By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that it uses a total of three “zones” to reach its maximum speed.


CD DAE is actually designed to be an audio ripping program. To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yuden manufactured Fuji media rated at 48x.

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For security, Nero’s SecurDisc feature allows burnt discs to be encrypted either with a password or a digital signature. We also used Laser media rated at 16x, but this didn’t always let us burn at 20x. Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for Memorex’s 2. We used Verbatim media rated at 16x for our tests, but the burner was able to burn to them at the faster speed.

I am not eligible for this product. Cheapest and the Greatest, what more can you ask for! They also must be able to recognize LightScribe media. This time around, it took the drive only For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: Each benchmark test has been run three times.

Get insider deals first, exclusive promotions and more delivered to your inbox each week Sign me up! We respect your privacy and take it very seriously. For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD. While the number of errors was very low, the scratches on the disc caused it to slow down considerably.



In this case, the technology used is “Super Link. When it reaches this point, its writing speed increases to 32x and stays there until the end of the session.

For double-layer discs, the write speed is 10x, which allowed 8GB of data to be written in 14min 24sec to our 10x Verbatim discs. The instructions cover all the basics including how to set the jumpers, install the drive into an empty drive bay and hook up the cables.

For this test I randomly generated MB of files and directories to gda-h55l the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD. I’ve never had to buy a new LG drive because the old one died, I buy them only to get a speed or feature upgrade. With this in mind, I give the installation an 8 out of a possible Written by Karr Wang, this utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors on a disc.