While not as fast as some of the other drives we’ve looked at, its writing quality was quite good. For warranty information about this product, please click here. We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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LG’s new drive also includes features like a 2MB buffer, Super Link buffer underrun protection and a software bundle from Nero and Cyberlink.

CD Speed is used to give an overall DAE speed rating and CD DAE is used to give the track by track extraction speeds and to check the extracted tracks for errors the drive may have created.

The best deals from Amazon’s one-day storage sale Amazon slashed prices on some 20 items. LG’s new DVD writer did gss-4167b better this time around. If you use a dual layer disc you probably won’t get the best results because most DVD-ROM drives slow down to read them. For our tests I chose to use UDF 2. Nevertheless, its writing quality was quite good.


ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Like a CD-ROM, you will get different benchmark results depending on what kind of discs you are using.

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LG’s anr DVD writer did very well in our rewriting tests. Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop you would hear later in the audio tracks. They’ve made a few changes to the bezel, including a redesigned eject button.

Note here that due to writing quality issues with certain media, the release of this review was postponed until a newer firmware was released by LG. Electronic format aside, the manual is a good example of what we’ve come to expect from LG.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. When it reaches this point, its writing speed increases to 48x and stays there until the end of the session. As you can see, the scratches on the disc had little effect on the drive’s speed gsa-4176b the number of errors remained relatively low.

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Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: LG’s new writer did a little better here. While best known for their consumer products, LG ahd no stranger to the optical storage industry. You are probably going to get varying results from a full data disc to a single layer movie disc. Loading recommendations for this item CD DAE is actually designed to be an audio ripping program. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool.


This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities.

Optical Storage Form Factor. You may use these tags: Otherwise, you can start the setup process by clicking the “Install” button. For whatever reason, its CPU usage was also quite high when reading at 8x.

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A little editorial note here. The new firmware fixed many of ad problems people were seeing, turning the GSAB into a pretty decent drive. We don’t know when or if this item will be back in stock. After taking the drive out of the box, I left the jumper set to master and installed it on the secondary IDE chain of our test computer by connecting the IDE cable and power connector.