Most major software companies have pledged support for the technology. Written by Karr Wang, this utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors on a disc. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep. Some even slow down to read single layer DVD-Video discs. To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories.

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Unfortunately, the drive also read DVD-Video’s at only 8x.

GSA-2166D Support

For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD. This program queries the drive to see what its reading cista writing capabilities are. LG’s new drive not only turned in some impressive times, its writing quality was quite good.

Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Nevertheless, if you do run into trouble, the documentation LG has provided is more than sufficient.

The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4. This buffer is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection.

visa Please enter a valid email address. While the GSAD gsa-2166r its rough spots, it has a lot of potential. I used 12x rated Memorex Gold 74 minute media for the tests. These instructions are pretty brief since there really isn’t much to do other than plug in a few cables and turn the computer on. While this wasn’t enough to take the top spot in our transfer rate tests, its seek times were pretty good.


Posted December 5, edited. Using the bundled software you can both create and burn LightScribe disc labels.

– LG GSAD USB Super-Multi DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

You can check the drive’s capabilities with ImgBurn: Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. Les Dickinson Level 3 Expert Answers. It’s worth a thousand words. Like the front bezel, the top of the enclosure is made out of a glossy black plastic.

This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. Do you have access to another burner, preferably a non-slim one? While the GSAD’s overall score wasn’t vsa-2166d high as some of the other drives, it had some very good transfer rates. Nevertheless, the GSAD performed very well in our tests.

Fortunately, faster LightScribe media is on the way that should cut the amount of vsta it takes to print a label by almost half. PowerProducer lets you create a number of different movie discs.


By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or gsa2-166d levels of jitter.

Looking at the bottom, you can see that the GSAD has four rubber strips, or feet, to keep it from sliding around. To get the writing times, a 4. According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, gss-2166d then burning the label.

GSAD Firmware – LG

We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. Leave this field blank. Like a CD-ROM, you will get different benchmark results depending on what kind of discs you are using. To make a long story short, I am using a 4. It’s hard to tell but these strips also run up the sides so that the drive can be vosta either horizontally or vertically.