Written by Karr Wang, this utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors on a disc. In the end, installing the DW and the bundled software was pretty easy. CD DAE is actually designed to be an audio ripping program. Driver Matic finally has made it simple and easy to keep your drivers up to date. For this test I used Pure Funk. Back Shortly Leave A Message.

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This is very useful if you are trying to record a disc that uses another company’s MID code I.

It constantly monitors and evaluates writing quality, adjusting the writing power in order to ensure the best writing quality possible over the entire disc. By looking at the KProbe screenshots, you can see that the discs burned by the drive had a low number of C1 errors and there were no C2 errors at all. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool.


They also must be able to recognize LightScribe media. This website uses cookies to give you the we of service. This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics. Surprisingly enough, the PI rates were actually higher with KProbe. In order to make the process more likely to succeed, SolidBurn is automatically activated when this function is used.

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The higher the quality, the longer the process will take. The connector on the far left is the digital audio output.

BenQ DW1655

If you’re looking for things like the DW’s specs or system requirements, you’ll have to check the back of the box or visit BenQ’s website. For the best results, the lines on the graph should remain low and relatively flat.

Installing BenQ’s QSuite is also fairly straightforward. The worst results were with Memorex’s 2. Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. With Fuji’s 48x media, the drive started writing at about The DW also supports a feature called “bitsetting. BenQ’s new drive was also fairly quick when reading dual layer discs.

By looking at the screenshot below, you can see that the drive’s transfer speeds peaked at about 12x. The higher the quality, the longer the process will take. To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yuden manufactured Fuji media rated at 48x.


Each benchmark test has been run three times. Read on to see what we had ld say. You can download the latest version of the software from Nero’s website. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the DW performs with the bnq software. It flew through CD Speed’s transfer rate tests, reaching a maximum read speed of You can have a closer look at the drive itself, as well as inspect the chipset used in the DW, by clicking on the image below, which will produce a larger, more detailed view of the inside of the drive.

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Keep in mind this option not only changes the level of detail, it also affects the amount of time it takes to print the label. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter.

This gives a more realistic idea of how ew it takes to write a CD. Samsung’s Next Smartphone foray: While the DW’s overall score wasn’t as high as some of the other drives, it had some fairly good transfer rates.

As you can see, the drive had no problems reaching this speed in our tests. Apart from this, there lss also writing l improvements which we’ll be having a look at. Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it.