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We used CloneCD (v188.8.131.52) and 5 original CDs - Euro 2000 (SafeDisc 1), No
One Lives For Ever (SafeDisc 2), Rally Masters (LaserLock 1), Desperados (LaserLock
2) and V-Rally 2 Expert (SecuROM 2) - in order to test the reading performance
of the drive. We also tested its reading performance with backups of the original
CDs, since the reading speed varies between the original and the backup media.
The following pictures show reading/writing capabilities of the drive:
- PSX Pressed Media
For this test we used the PSX game 'NBA Jam Extreme' and we ripped the image
to HD with CloneCD. We measured the reading times for Aopen RW5120A, which is
- SafeDisc 1/2 Results
Aopen RW5120A is faster than the already good performer Philips DVDRW208
when reading SafeDisc 1 protected CDs. It needs only 2 mins and 42 seconds to
end the task, which is much faster than other DVD+RW recorders, including Ricoh
With SafeDisc v2.0 protected CDs, Aopen RW5120A performs lower than with
SD1 CDs, but the final reading time is very good and faster than Philips DVDRW208.
- LaserLock 1/2 Results
In the LaserLock 1/2 protected CDs test, Aopen RW5120A has lower reading
performance than Ricoh MP5120A and Philips DVDRW208, with the original &
- SecuROM Results
Aopen RW5120A can read SubChannel Data from Data/Audio tracks, although it
is a little slower than competition.