InfoTool had no problems detecting the DW’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. Use it at your own risk. Lilah Madelynyj15 The drive came with the latest firmware installed. Most major software companies have pledged support for the technology. Clicking on “Nero Suite” will bring up the menu pictured above. The disc is over 4GB and single sided.

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These special discs have a thin dye coating on the label side that absorbs laser light. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW However, at the dw11655 of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short. Like in our CD read tests, the drive’s seek times were also quite good.

We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. This is pretty good for a drive rated at only 48x. The DW also supports a feature called “bitsetting.

While CPU, memory, OS and other variables don’t often make a huge difference, there are some nonetheless. Once you reboot, you’ll be ready to start burning your own discs.

We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. SolidBurn also works with supported media. Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software.


BenQ DW1655

In order to make the process more likely to succeed, SolidBurn is automatically activated when this function is used. The worst results were with Memorex’s 2. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are.

The drive turned in some respectable times and its writing quality was quite good. For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: If you have autorun enabled on your computer, the menu pictured below should automatically appear when you insert the disc.

The Bens writing quality was also pretty good for the most part. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. In the end, installing the DW and the bundled software was pretty easy. However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short.

BENQ DVD LS DW1655 resources, firmwares and drivers

Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. Samsung’s Next Smartphone foray: While LightScribe capable drives use the same laser when burning both the data and label, they have to be able to accurately control the laser’s focus and position as well as the spindle speed. Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, slave and cable select.


This means that the drive is not a very good choice if you plan to back up titles protected by SafeDisc 2 or later. This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD.

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Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all. The DW also erases at 32x.

Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. When testing the drive’s capacity, it had no problems overburning up to 99 minutes with our CompUSA media. A driver update may also improve stability and performance, or may fix issues with games, programs and power management. Otherwise, you can check out the documentation by clicking on the little book shaped icons.

This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. DVD Writing Tests You can install each component individually, or everything but InCD in one shot.