As you can see, this caused some readability problems. Looking at the other scores, you can see that the drive’s seek times were again quite good. Installing LG’s new “Super Multi” drive took only a couple of minutes. Many people consider InCD to be one of the best packet writing tools because of its simplicity and performance. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, The specification sheet claims that SecurDisc can also improve the readability of damaged discs. The GSA-H55L offers a slight speed boost over its predecessor for burning single and double-layer DVDs, and the SecurDisc technology makes it an attractive option for businesses that often need to ship discs between premises.
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It also ships with the latest version of Nero Essentials, which features SecurDisc – a security technology co-developed by LG and Nero to keep your data h555l. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities.
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I created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them to our test discs with Nero. The Movie and Star Wars: Cyber Monday Newegg: Written by Karr Wang, gxa utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors on a disc. Bottom Line The GSA-H55L offers a slight speed boost over its predecessor for burning single and double-layer DVDs, and the SecurDisc technology makes it an attractive option for businesses that often need to ship discs between premises.
A little editorial note here.
LG Super Multi DVD Rewriter IDE 20x DVDRW Gsa-h55l
The error rates stayed within acceptable limits and, aside from the dip when reading back Verbatim’s 4x DVD-R DL media, there weren’t any readability problems.
Optical Storage Form Factor. Next to the jumper block is the analog audio connector. Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, slave and cable select.
We used Verbatim media rated at 16x for our tests, but the burner was able to burn to them at the faster speed. Certified for Windows Vista.
For this test I randomly generated MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD. Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software. Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, When you launch the program, you can see that there are two options on the “Data” menu.
For this test I used Pure Funk. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. Then Sonic’s DLA is used to test packet writing speeds. However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short. By fully utilizing the empty space on a disc, the technology can greatly increase your chances of reading a damaged disc. We did this to our discs, but they still weren’t readable in our Pioneer drive.
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The drive that LG sent us for this review was manufactured in March hh55l and had firmware version 1. The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4.
While the drive turned in some impressive times when writing to CD-R media, its Z-CLV writing method put it at a slight disadvantage in our rewriting tests. It starts out by going over the system requirements and the functions of the various buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the GSA-H55L. As you can see, this caused some readability problems.
While LG’s new “Super-Multi” drive has a few rough spots, it performed pretty well throughout most of our tests.
The instructions cover all the basics including how to set the jumpers, install the drive into an empty drive bay and hook up the cables.
This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. So what gea “good” results supposed to look like? To get the writing times, a 4. System Requirements OS Required.