The BenQ, however, has always been a reliable writer of these types of marginal discs and has been quite a good reader as well in handling such odd media. Over-Speed burning technology allows media to be burned at higher recording speeds than rated Seamless Link: But when it comes to writing, all bets are off, as the actual result may not even work as drives struggle to finalize the disc or fail to maintain tracking towards the outer area. BenQ’s Tilt Control always keeps the writing angle at 90 degrees to the disc’s surface to ensure uniform writing. You may use these tags:

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Worse still, the drive also ignores our request for 4x write speed.

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dgd I’ve only seen 4. However, when attempting to burn, we find that burns proceed to writing all the data and then fail. What code is in the image? Now let’s take a look at the drive itself.

Hello Techspot, on my PC I found some windows 7 professional 64 bit and 32 bit isos. Which looks like your drive will support also.

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Yes, my password is: There were other drives, including some combo drives and readers which had scanning ability. Already have an account?

You can click on the mainboard picture for a higher resolution image: The ID label located on the underside of the drive see photo below shows that our drive was manufactured during April in Malaysia. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. With Sliding Cone design, the disc position on the turntable is improved considerably.

This entry was posted in Computing and tagged computer hardwarecomputer storageoptical discoptical discs. You will find QVideo 2. For reference reasons, we post the following pictures. You can easily change the default parameters of your burners with this powerful utility.

You may use these tags: However, many of them were not particularly reliable, partly owing to their mostly CAV characteristics, which show increased error rates towards the outside edge not due to recording issues but possibly mechanical ones. Speccy Files for Optical drive. Not all drives were capable of handling this properly, and while the 90 minute blanks were generally quite compatible, the 99 minute ones almost always caused problems. BenQ’s Tilt Control always keeps the writing angle at 90 degrees ds the disc’s surface to ensure uniform writing.


No, create an account now. The drive does not support Mount Rainier and it uses the well known RPC II region control, allowing a user to change the drive’s region at most 5 times.

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This has been met for all discs. These pushed the standards somewhat in regards to the pitch of the groove, allowing more data to squeeze into the same radius.

The added firmware modification support is a big bonus as well.

Transfer Rate Reading Tests 3. Protected Disc Tests – Reading Tests 6. With an integrated heat chimney design, ADCS redirects the heat flow out of the drive and still provides dw140 protection from dust.

Might this be a firmware bug related to the way the drives support dual-layer discs? TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.