Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. With a maximum transfer speed of The guide finishes up by going over the basic operation of the DRUA. Some even slow down to read single layer DVD-Video discs. Sony’s new drive had no problems writing to Verbatim’s 8x and 2. Unfortunately, Memorex’s Ritek manufactured discs would not work at anything faster than 2. To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories.
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The MP3 encoder uses the latest audio codec technology from Fraunhofer. The drive Sony sent us for this review was rru in July of and had firmware version 1.
Everything is labeled clearly and the functions of each are explained very well. To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories. This tries to mimic 810 activities of a person loading these programs onto their own computer.
You can even use it to turn your photos into custom slide shows. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep. While the writing quality varied from one manufacturer to another, the results were pretty good for the most part.
From there, the drive accelerates, reaching a maximum writing speed of If you’re not sure whether the drive should drru set up as a master or slave, it also has a few example configurations along with their corresponding jumper settings. Looking at the other scores, you can see that the DRUA’s seek times were also quite good.
Sony’s new drive had no problems writing to Verbatim’s 8x and 2. While the DRUA’s overall score wasn’t as high as some of the other drives, it had some very good transfer rates. Some even slow down to read single layer DVD-Video discs. For this test I used Pure Funk.
Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop fru would hear later in the audio tracks. By default, the DRUA has a maximum writing speed of vru.
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To get the writing times, a 4. While this is becoming less of an issue as more 16x media becomes available, it’s still a nice feature to have. The guide finishes up by going over the basic operation of the DRUA. For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD. Once you reboot, you’ll be ready to start burning your own discs.
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This section covers a number of topics including compatible discs, region codes and how to enable the Turbo Boost function. CD DAE is actually designed to be an audio ripping program. InfoTool had no problems detecting the DRUA’s maximum reading and writing ddru, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer.
You can see from the screen shot that while the Sony DRUA supports accurate stream and has the ability to cache audio data, it does not have the ability to retrieve C2 vru information. With a maximum transfer speed of While this wasn’t enough to top the DRUA, the drive’s seek times were also quite good.
This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. Over the past year or so, we’ve taken a look at a number of Sony’s DVD writers. CD Ddu will extract the audio tracks twice and then compare them.
By looking at the picture below you can see the drive’s IDE interface, power connector and analog audio output connector. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x dur the DW While most of the plugins are unrestricted, the MP3 encoder included with this version of the program is limited to only 30 audio tracks.
Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD. The same files are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed.