As the current maximum writing speed on DVD±R/RW/CD-R/RW media for slim-line drives are 8x/8x/24x/24x, the Plextor PX-608CU are up-to-date on these specifications.If you'd like to read more, CD Freaks' entire review can be found here. Add a comment
Bitsetting on DVD+R DL media is also a welcome inclusion and ensures good playback compatibility with set top DVD players.
As more LightScribe enabled drives hit the market, and drive's reaching an all time low in terms of cost, many more users are purchasing these drives and taking advantage of what this technology has to offer. However, it may be the first LightScribe drive for most, and after receiving a number of emails with help on getting the feature to work properly, I found it was time for another "Extreme Guide" here at ExtremeMHz. This Extreme Guide to LightScribe Labeling will cover basically everything, including media, software, performance and tips. It should give many novice users a jump start and get them burning quality labels with ease. Also, for those wondering if the new "Ver. 1.2" discs are indeed faster, I will definitely cover this in the article and compare the difference in burn times over first gen media."There's a lot of great info in this guide. If you'd like to read more, the entire guide can be found here. Add a comment
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- Pioneer DVR-111/A11
- BenQ DW1650/1655
- LG GSA-H10N/H10L/H10A
- (tied) Lite-On SHM-165H6S/165P6S and Plextor PX-760A/760SA
Basically at the end of the day, this drive met my expectations. It seems that lately there really haven't been many exciting new technologies when it comes to DVD/CD Burners, and when I started this drive I was pretty sure there wasn't going to be anything that jumped out and surprised me. It really makes giving this drive a final score tough, I couldn't give it a perfect score just since it really didn't blow me away or anything, however it has very solid numbers and therefore scored quite high in the end.If you'd like to read more, head on over to BCCHardware and check out their review. Want a second opinion? Our review of the GSA-H10N can be found here. Add a comment
The total 18x DVD writing times are very good and the quality ok on this Samsung SH-S182D.We too have a review of the SH-S182D in the works. In the mean time, head on over to CD Freaks and check out their review. Add a comment
The CD-R write quality is excellent with the Samsung SH-S182D, with most tested CD-R media returning impressive results. Write performance was also impressive with many burns well under 3 minutes.