While rated at 48x, Samsung’s new drive came up a little short of this number in our tests. Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop you would hear later in the audio tracks. Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software. Thankfully, Traxdata was able to provide some of their media this review. When testing the drive’s capacity, it had no problems overburning up to 99 minutes with our CompUSA media.

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TSST corp CDDVDW SHAB – Microsoft Community

After that, you will be taken to the Nero installation menu. These special discs have a thin dye coating on the label side that absorbs laser light. Off by default, this LED lights up green when the drive is reading or writing. The CD is almost exactly 74 minutes. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The rear of the SH-SN is fairly straight forward. The look of Samsung’s drives really hasn’t changed much over the last few years.

This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.

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While the drive wrote toall of our test media at its rated speed or better, only three types worked at 20x. Bay Required Total Qty. If you have autorun enabled on your computer, the menu shown below will automatically come up when you insert the disc.

In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the DHA3H performs with the bundled software.

– Samsung SH-SN 20x DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter. From the front, it’s almost identical to Samsung’s previous DVD writers, sharing not only the bezel design, but many of the same logos. The score given is an average of the three. 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.

InfoTool had no problems detecting the SH-SN’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. While the writing quality varied from one manufacturer to another, the results were pretty good for the most part.

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. However, its CPU utilization was a little higher than I would have liked.



However, there were a few cases where the writing quality could have been better. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool.

The Western Digital Elements has rarely been this cheap. Hopefully, Samsung can address this in a future firmware update. When it reaches this point, its writing speed increases to 32x and stays there until the end of the session.

By looking at the screenshot below, you can see that the drive’s transfer speeds peaked at about 12x. The guide starts out by going over the cddvxw and connectors located on the front and back of the SH-SN.

This triggers a chemical reaction cddvdww produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics. Unfortunately, media capable of these speeds isn’t available yet. Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. Act like your business depends on them Backups: With this in mind, I give the installation an 8 out of a possible By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that it uses a total of three “zones” to reach its maximum speed.

This feature comes in handy if you have an older DVD player that has problems playing recordable media.