This tries to mimic the activities of a person loading these programs onto their own computer. While small in size, the various guides contain a lot of useful information about the drive and software. Min Hard Drive Space. The drive had no problems passing all of the on-the-fly tests and did not create any errors. We have a computer that is used only for testing hardware. Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo. The score given is an average of the three.

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Looking at the other scores, you can see that the DRUA’s seek times were also quite good. Its funny I never thought to buy the sony before, because sony has a good track record with me.

This causes all of the sectors to show up as being “bad” in ScanDisc. A little editorial note here.

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Sony’s new DVD writer also comes with a black replacement bezel. This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. Act like your business depends on them Backups: Doesn’t match my Dell but who cares. Sony’s new DVD writer performed pretty well here.


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A fast portable drive with massive storage space A fast portable drive with massive storage space by Dong Ngo. This robust software lets users do a number of things including create various types of CD’s and DVD’s or make copies of existing discs. Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, Write a customer review. Sony did a great job with this internal drive. Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. The drive was able to read both single layer data and video DVD-ROM’s at speeds as high as 16x and had eru pretty good seek times.

By default it comes set as master. I am very satisfied with this Sony DVD burner. Get to Know Us. While drh drives offered a good mix of performance and features, things like writing quality prevented them from getting top marks in our reviews.

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Has lasted me over 5 years and does everything I need it to. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test Dv.

By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that the drive starts rewriting at To get the writing times, a 4. The specs below have been taken from Sony’s website and the documentation that came along with the drive.


If you’re not sure whether the drive should be set up as a master or slave, it also has a few example configurations along with their corresponding jumper dcd. If you have autorun enabled on your tw, the menu shown below will appear when you insert the disc.

We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality.

The drive Sony sent us for this review was manufactured in July of and had firmware version 1. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. The DRUA started reading at 5.

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It rd have been just a bad one but I wanted to try something else. 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. While there are a few slight cosmetic differences, the two drives share the same basic design, including the silver colored tray.