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Okay, I hate to admit this, but...

Postby MonsterMan on Thu Sep 28, 2006 5:47 pm

...I like my new Lite-On drive.

The scan results using KProbe & CDSpeed 2000 jive with what my treasued BenQ 1620 show.

That means no more wear-and-tear on my best drive!

I can put it all on the Litey 8)

Haven't actually burned anything with it yet. But will soon :)
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Postby Bhairav on Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:35 am

Why should you hate to admit it? The latest Lite-On drives, especially with HT, OHT, overspeed and SmartBurn have become quite decent drives. I would think at least on par with the Benq 1620, if not the 1640 in certain areas.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Fri Sep 29, 2006 7:02 am

Bhairav wrote:Why should you hate to admit it? The latest Lite-On drives, especially with HT, OHT, overspeed and SmartBurn have become quite decent drives. I would think at least on par with the Benq 1620, if not the 1640 in certain areas.


In general I agree :wink: LiteON has came a very VERY far ways from their original LDW-401s, that's for sure!! :D
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Postby dodecahedron on Fri Sep 29, 2006 7:07 am

i'm waiting with anticipation to see what the new LiteOn drives will be like...
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Postby MonsterMan on Fri Sep 29, 2006 5:52 pm

So far, I'm not to impressed with it as a burner. Quality seems sub-par with most of the media I've tried.

Not a problem, though. Didn't get it for burning :wink:

I still love my BenQs more :)
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Postby Ian on Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:43 pm

dodecahedron wrote:i'm waiting with anticipation to see what the new LiteOn drives will be like...


I have a drive based on Lite-On's new 18x writer. I have not installed it yet but the front and back of the drive look Lite-On-ish but the top of the drive looks like a BenQ. Very odd..
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Fri Sep 29, 2006 10:59 pm

MonsterMan wrote:So far, I'm not to impressed with it as a burner. Quality seems sub-par with most of the media I've tried.

Not a problem, though. Didn't get it for burning :wink:

I still love my BenQs more :)


Have you enabled HyperTuning?
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Postby MonsterMan on Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:46 am

dolphinius_rex wrote:Have you enabled HyperTuning?


Isn't Hypertuning like BenQs Solidburn? Only really useful for "unknown" discs?

If not, I'll try it & see what happens :)
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Sat Sep 30, 2006 3:07 am

MonsterMan wrote:
dolphinius_rex wrote:Have you enabled HyperTuning?


Isn't Hypertuning like BenQs Solidburn? Only really useful for "unknown" discs?

If not, I'll try it & see what happens :)


It's actually quite helpful for making even supported media burn much better. Just don't burn any double/dual layer media with it activated, otherwise it's an instant coaster :wink:
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Postby MonsterMan on Sat Sep 30, 2006 11:42 am

Well, I'll give it a shot then :)
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Postby Scour on Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:04 pm

Ian wrote:
I have a drive based on Lite-On's new 18x writer. I have not installed it yet but the front and back of the drive look Lite-On-ish but the top of the drive looks like a BenQ. Very odd..


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