6. DAE Tests
- Pressed and CDR AudioCD results
The LG supports a maximum 52X DAE speed while the LiteOn 48X.
The LiteOn drive was more consistent with both media types while the LG although fastest with the pressed CD, lost a good deal in speed when reading CD-R media.
EAC also reported the following information for each drive:
- Advanced DAE Quality
All tested drives received a perfect quality score of 100. The LiteOn was the fastest.
Advanced DAE Quality for LG
Advanced DAE Quality for LiteOn
- Ripping 90mins AudioCDs
- Ripping 99mins AudioCDs
The LG drive managed to read only the 99min test disc while LiteOn failed in both tests.