PX-W4824U CDR-W- Page 2
- Notice: To create the graphs, we used both the default reading speed
(40X) and the boost mode (48X) with the activation of the SpeedRead function.
- Pressed CD results: (Click to see the CD Speed Graph
The PX-W4824U has exactly the same performace as with the PX-W4824A. The
YAMAHA CRW-F1E due to its lower maximum reading speed comes second with 32.37X.
Plextor's PX-4824U seek times are very good with 61ms (random) for the 40X
reading speed and 68ms (random) for the 48X reading speed.
- CDR Media: (Click to see the CD Speed Graph for 40X
The PX-W4824U performs slightly better with CD-R media, than the PX-4824A
drive. The drive's reading speed is 35.76X.
With CD-R media, the drive's seek times are even lower down
- RW media: (Click
to see the CD Speed Graphs)
For checking the drive's performance with re-writeable media, we used the
US-RW media that came with the retail package of each drive, recorded in the
correspondent maximum supported speed. The PleXWriter PX-W4824U comes last with
31.42X average reading speed.