The slowest discs to read are rewritable DVDs. The record quality at maximum speeds is generally acceptable, but you are recommended not to exceed the 4x speed to obtain higher quality. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. The recorder coped much worse with burning CD-RW discs, the error level on practically all discs was very high. The photo below shows the innards of the drive. Next to the jumper block is the analog audio connector. Get a 4-terabyte USB 3.

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That fact is the test program disables data verification.

– Features – ASUS DRWP2 16x DVD±RW – Reviews

Large drive for a low price Large drive for a low price by Dong Ngo. When testing the drive’s capacity I found that the drive was able to overburn up to At lower burn speeds, the recorder may use P-CAV mode. The front panel houses the following controls: FlextraSpeed consistently monitors the data buffer status to ensure best recording quality under high-speed operation. Get a 4-terabyte USB 3.


This chipset is used for all latest optical drives from this company. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

Optical Storage Form Factor. Let’s review main peculiarities of this recorder with various DVD media types.

This recorder worked well with all discs available. Use it at your own risk. The recorder uses CAV mode for reading most CDs, the read speed asue rises from 18x at the beginning of the disc to maximum 42x at the end.

The recorder uses Z-CLV mode to burn discs at x. The quality of recorded discs was rather good.

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Using CloneCD version 4. Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. This recorder easily reads various CD types, but it had some problems reading low-quality CD. Fast, incredibly portable data storage — 1608p2z one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo. But that’s not true.

Or choose door No. We found out no compatibility problems, the recorder works well with most discs. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Act like your business depends on them Backups: The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, This buffer is also backed up ass some form of buffer underrun protection.


We had no problems even with discs from the second echelon manufacturers, which often caused problems with our test drives.


ASUS 1608p2s-d I608p2s-d External DRW Drive U

The real burn speed will not exceed 2. As you can see on the screenshot, it’s an RPC-2 drive. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. According to the asis, this recorder can burn such discs at up to 16x.

InfoTool had no problems detecting the DRWP2’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer.