Model: LG GSA-4167B 16x "Super-Multi" DVD±RW/RAM
Manufacturer: LG Electronics
Provided By: LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics has been a leader in the electronics industry for more than 40 years. Since the introduction of their first radio in 1959, this Korean company has grown to become one of the world's top electronics manufacturers. While best known for their consumer products, LG is no stranger to the optical storage industry. They've lead the way in this area, developing and manufacturing a wide range of products, including the industry's first "Super-Multi" drives.
Since the introduction of their first "Super-Multi" drive, LG has continued to raise the bar, developing drives with new features and faster reading and writing speeds. The GSA-4167B is the latest addition to LG's family of "Super-Multi" drives. Announced this fall, the GSA-4167B is capable of 16x DVD±R, 8x DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 6x DVD+R DL and 4x DVD-R DL writing speeds as well as a maximum DVD read speed of 16x. On top of that, it can read and write to DVD-RAM media at 5x, the fastest speed currently available.The GSA-4167B also includes features like 48x CD reading and writing speeds, 32x rewriting speeds, Super Link buffer underrun protection and an impressive software bundle from Nero and CyberLink.
With features and specs like this, it's hard not to be impressed by LG's new "Super-Multi" drive. To give you an idea of what to expect from the GSA-4167B we'll take a look at its features and then see how it compares to some of the 16x DVD±RW drives from the competition. Does LG's new drive have what it takes? Is it the best bang for your buck? Read on to see what we had to say.