We are not so sure if the results should be considered as 48x or 40x, but probably they show the 40x speed. We used the latest build of Nero 5. As Nero CD Speed reports, the drive starts writing at Its average reading speed is The drive is a June model with firmware revision v1. The drive refused to read the test disc. For all the recording tests, we used slightly more than 80min data

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The DDSS technology is designed to minimize the vibration caused by the spindle motor and resonance between components as well as the drive and PC cases. Throughout the recording process, FlextraLink consistently monitors the data buffer status to ensure best recording quality. The built-in proprietary AI Auto Speed Adjustment Technology helps the driver function in cdw-4816a best status when reading across a broad base of certified media in different formats.

Write a comment below. The drive with firmware v1.

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The design is unsophisticated and neat: DDSS II makes tracking and focusing even more precise, and successfully reduces the vibration and noise caused by high revolution of the spindle motor. Newegg keeps the Black Friday ass alive with more deals for Cyber Monday. We used CD DAE 99 software to rip the whole disc sectors and the results are posted in the following table: After the 40x recording speed category a new star rises up at 48x recording speed.


Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The pictures below come from Nero when blank media was inserted. The error rate goes in normal levels after 70mins:. Act like your business depends on them Backups: At the 40x recording speed, we had a strange result with Mitsui’s 40x media. The ASUS 48x model will suggest recording them at the speed within 4xx. The drive came with v1. It not only continuously monitors the reading media but also sets the optimal reading speeds.

It locked after we inserted disc, and PC reboot was required to eject the media. A narrow tray button and a track one which can also be used to select speeds are too small. Can recognize the disc contents but cannot rip!

ASUS CRW-4816A – CD-RW drive – IDE – internal

Note that this is the theoretical average recording speed. What we can expect from this proposal? In the case of Key2Audio disc, cannot recognize the inserted disc and with CDS even it recognizes correctly the Audio tracks, it cannot rip them. With the rest media, high C1 error rate and even C2 error occur making the produced discs un-readable.


Back to article Alexander Vorobiev vorobiev ixbt. The Nero utility provides the following information on the recorder as the drive had a CD-R inside the Nero indicated the maximum speed of 32x: On the other hand, no extra links will be produced during the recording process of a CAV drive that runs at a constant rotation speed, allowing a smooth transferal to higher speeds.

If we consider the drive’s theoretical average writing speed, the recording times should be lower than what we have seen: So far there were not released any newer firmware for ASUS 32x and 40x recorders.

The faster drive comes from CyberDrive. The CRWA had the same thing.

ASUS Crw-4816a Internal IDE Cd-rw Drive 48x16x48x

For testing the Mt. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. The technology also brings stable recording quality since no links are produced during recording process. For all the recording tests, we used slightly more than 80min data