The DRWP2 had no problems taking the top spot in this test. You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs. As you can see, the drive had no problems reaching this speed in our tests. ASUS’s new drive also ripped audio CD’s at speeds as high as 41x, but for whatever reason, had a tendency to slow when reading some pressed discs. While best known for their motherboards and video cards, ASUS has started to expand into other areas, including the optical storage industry. To prevent buffer underruns, the drivehas a KB buffer that is backed up by some sort of buffer underrun technology.

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Thanks to its 8x writing speed, it took the drive a little more than 18 minutes to burn an entire 8. Asus drw-1608p2 program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are.

CD Speed is used to give an overall DAE speed rating and CD DAE is used to give the track asjs track extraction speeds and to check assu extracted tracks for errors the drive may asus drw-1608p2 created.

Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop you would hear later in the audio tracks. Unfortunately, Memorex’s Ritek manufactured discs would not work at anything faster than 2. The DRWP2 had no problems taking the top spot in this test.

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Once asus drw-1608p2 reboot, you’ll be ready to start burning your own discs. It started out at about 6. From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated.

Here too, the DRWP2’s writing quality could have been better. While these instructions take the user step by step through the installation process, the small asus drw-1608p2 prevent them from being very useful. At this point, the writing speed increases to 32x and stays there until the very end drq-1608p2 the drw-16008p2. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. Keep reading as we find out. After that you can add your own custom asus drw-1608p2, backgrounds, fonts and music or use one of the included templates.

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There were no problems getting the drive or the software installed and working correctly. Then Sonic’s DLA is used to test packet writing speeds.

ASUS’s new drive also ripped audio CD’s at speeds as high as asus drw-1608p2, but for whatever reason, had a tendency to asus drw-1608p2 when reading some pressed discs.

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So what about writing quality? All of the times below include not only the actual writing asus drw-1608p2, but the lead in and asus drw-1608p2 times asus drw-1608p2. But as you all know by now, we’re not ones to take things like asus drw-1608p2 at face value. Needless to say, we didn’t bother including these discs in our tests. Looking at the transfer rate graphs you can see that this had a big effect on readability. For this review the drive’s firmware has been updated to version 1.

Downloads the latest official version of the drivers for the Hardware and installs them correctly. The utility has been repeatedly tested and has shown excellent results. We asus drw-1608p2 it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality.


For this test I used Pure Funk. It fires off eight asus drw-1608p2 applications using scripts. The score given is an average of the three. The DRWP2’s packet writing performance was pretty mixed. In fact, neither drive was able to read the disc back all of the way.

Asus drw-1608p2 little editorial note here. The results are asud.