This is the newest firmware currently available for the ADS. If you do the math, this is a good two minutes slower than the DHA3H and more than four minutes slower than the drives from Samsung and LG. While the drive wrote tomost of our test media at its rated speed or better, only two types worked at 20x. Rainier format nor technologies like LightScribe or Labelflash. Until then, here are some results with media that is currently available.

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This means that Optiarc’s new drive is capable of backing up titles protected by SafeDisc 2, including version 2. When you are prompted to confirm that you want to remove the device, click OK. As you can see, the ADS started reading at 4. Or choose door No.

Optiarc DVD+RW AD-7200S ATA DEVICE Dell. Running Windows 7 Ultimute.

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With Nero, it took the drive For DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: Nero shows that the ADS has a maximum CD writing speed of 48x and a KB buffer, which is backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection. If you do the math, this is a good two minutes slower than the DHA3H and more than four minutes slower than the drives from Samsung and LG.


At this speed, it took the ADS less than five minutes to write an entire 4. 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.

Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about cdromoptlarc drive’s capabilities.

fvd For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD. While not nearly as fast as some of the other DVD writers we’ve tested, it hadno problems ripping pressed audio CD’s at 40x. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. In our tests it started reading at 6. While CPU, memory, OS and other variables don’t often make a huge difference, there are some nonetheless.

Optiarc DVD+RW ADS ATA DEVICE Dell. Running Windows 7 – Microsoft Community

We have a computer that is used only for testing hardware. The score given is an average of the three. Even then, the Optiarc ADS scores a solid 8 out of 10 for its features. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, Sorry this didn’t help.

Off by default, this LED lights up green when the drive is reading or writing. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware.


No Default Voice Playback: While its seek times were a little higher than I would have liked, the drive was able to read pressed and CD-R media at speeds as high as 48x. Established as a joint venture between Sony and NEC, R combines the technologies and expertise of its parent companies with the goal to provide the best optical drives in the world.

Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, While affordably priced, the drive offers a number of useful features as well as some of the fastest DVD writing speeds available. I have become reasonably familiar with my PC’s but this problem has me buggered.

– Sony NEC Optiarc ADS 20x DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

Newegg keeps the Black Friday spirit alive with more deals for Cyber Monday. You can see from the screen shot that while the Optiarc ADSsupports accurate stream and has the ability to retrieve C2 error information from the CD, it does not cache audio data. Does the Cdromoptiarv new drive have what it takes?