Sony also includes a black replacement bezel with the DRUA. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. Traditionally, these drives have gotten top marks for their features, performance and consumer friendliness and the DRUA is no exception. More importantly, none of the sectors on the disc were unreadable. Sony’s new drive performed pretty well in our DVD writing tests. The drive starts writing at 16x and jumps to 24x at about the 7 minute mark. The instructions and diagrams are very similar to the ones found in the Quick Start Guide.

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Sony’s new DVD writer definitely isn’t short on features.

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Sony’s new drive performed pretty well in our DVD writing tests. While there are a few slight cosmetic differences, the drive shares the same basic design, including the silver colored tray.

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Here too, the DRUA did pretty well. With features and specs like this, the DRUA sounds like it has a lot of potential. So what are “good” results supposed to look like? The DRUA’s media compatibility was a mixed bag. If the source disc is larger than 4.


While written at only 6x, the error rates were very high on the second layer. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Xvd 26, Sony’s new drive also performed relatively well in our DVD read tests.

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The specs below have been taken from Sony’s website and the documentation that came along with the drive. The worst results were with Memorex’s 2. From dbd development of the first compact disc standards to the introduction of the first dual format DVD writer, Sony has played a major role in much of the technology used today.

The drive had no problems passing all of the on-the-fly tests and did not create any errors. Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper.

This section covers a number of topics including compatible discs, region codes and how to enable the Turbo Boost function. Because deu guide is fairly small, these sections only go over the basic features of each application.

Make sure you uncheck the box next to ddv Toolbar” if you don’t want to install it along side with Nero. The same files are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed. The Movie and Star Wars: The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet.

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One of the faster drives we’ve tested, it evd less than 5 minutes to write an entire 4. For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: Thanks to this small speed boost, the drive was able to reach a maximum transfer speed of more than 49x. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep.


More importantly, none of the sectors on dr disc were unreadable.

Software and devices that carry dbd Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC’s running. Thanks to its 8x writing speed, the drive only took Dtu DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: By looking at the picture below you can see the drive’s IDE interface, power connector and audio output connectors.

This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. Does the DRUA have what it takes? In both cases the drive uses Z-CLV to reach its maximum writing speed.