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Tuesday, June 25, 2002

3. Data Reading Tests

ASUS CRW4816A IDE CD-RW - Page 3

Data Tests

- Pressed CD results: (Click to see the CD Speed Graph)

At the Nero CD Speed test with PlexTools pressed disc, ASUS CRW4816A has the second best performance, below CyQve 4048, with 37.29X.

In the Seek times test, ASUS CRW4816A has the second best performance with 89ms, while TEAC CD-W540E sets new standard with 70ms.

- CDR Media: (Click to see the CD Speed Graph)

With CDR media, ASUS CRW4816A gets again the second place with 38.08X.

With CD-R media, the seek times of the drive rises up to 110ms. TEAC CD-W540E still holds the first place with 73ms.

- HS-RW media: (Click to see the CD Speed Graph)

For the RW tests we used the attached ASUS 80min 16x media written at 16x. The ASUS CRW4816A had problems reading the media as the CD Speed graph shows. The same media with other drives read perfectly, that leads us to the conclusion that its a bug of the CRW4816A drive:

The drive cannot be compared with other drives due to its low performance. The maximum reading speed of CRW4816A drops at 32x when HS-RW media is inserted:

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