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Tuesday, February 12, 2002
PleXWriter PX-W4012A CD-RW

4. CloneCD reading Tests

PleXWriter PX-W4012A IDE CDR-W- Page 4

CloneCD Tests

- Procedure

We used CloneCD (v3.3.4.1) 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 time of the drives. We also tested the reading performance with backups of the original CDs, since the reading speed varies between original and backup media. The following pictures show the drive's reading/writing capabilities as CloneCD reports:

- PSX Pressed Media

For this test we used the PSX game 'NBA Jam Extreme' and we ripped the image to the HD with CloneCD. The PleXWriter PX-W4012A is the fastest reader with just 54 seconds. The LiteOn LTR-32123S follows with 138secs. The AOpen CRW3248 comes third with 174secs, Mitsumi CR-480ATE holds the fourth position with 263secs, Philips PCRW3210 follows with 272secs and CyberDrive comes last with 499secs:

- SafeDisc 1/2 Results

PleXWriter PX-W4012A is the winner here, with the very good performance of 2546,42 sectors/sec for both original/backup titles. Mitsumi CR-480ATE can only compete the Plextor drive, as it closely follows.

The same scenery with the SafeDisc v2 protected CDs, with Plextor to lead with in the original CD test. With the backup medium, Mitsumi is slightly faster than Plextor with a 2049,43 sectors/sec reading performance.

- LaserLock 1/2 Results

With LaserLock 1 protected CDs, the LiteOn LTR-32123S performed good enough to get the first place. PleXWriter PX-W4012A had hard times with the original cd, but gave a very high performance with the backup title.

With the LaserLock2 protected disc, the Philips PCRW3210 gets the first place (with pressed disc). Again PleXWriter PX-W4012A strikes again in the backup cd test with a very good result.

- SecuROM Results

All tested drives can read SubChannel data from Data/Audio tracks. The LiteOn LTR-32123S gets the first place, Mitsumi CR-480ATE come second, CyberDrive CW058D third and Philips/Aopen/PleXWriter get the last places.




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