I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD. The specification sheet claims that SecurDisc can also improve the readability of damaged discs. While all of this is impressive, the GSA-H55L still has a few rough spots that need to be worked out.

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Like a CD-ROM, you will get different benchmark results depending on what kind of discs you are using.

LG Super Multi DVD Rewriter 20x 8.5 GB Gsa-h55n

Once you reboot, you’ll be ready to start burning your own discs. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, slave and cable select.

Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. With this in mind, I give the installation an 8 out of a possible For double-layer discs, the write speed is 10x, which allowed 8GB of gda to be written in 14min 24sec to our 10x Verbatim discs. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected.


Most major software companies have pledged support for the technology. By looking at the picture below you can see the drive’s IDE interface, power connector and audio output connectors. More importantly, none of the sectors on the disc bsa unreadable. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, Lastly, here are some results from our DVD-R test h5l.

However, it still ripped audio CD’s at a respectable 40x. The instructions cover all the basics including how to set the jumpers, install the drive into an empty drive bay and hook up the cables.

By looking at the screenshot you can see that it starts reading at 5. They also must be able to recognize LightScribe media. It actually extracts each track twice and gaa compares them to check for any errors. If you want to play DVD’s with surround sound, you’ll need to buy an upgrade first. By looking at the screenshot above, you gwa see that it uses a total of three “zones” to reach its maximum speed.

To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories. Take a look below. For most people, the “Quick Set-Up Guide” will be all they’ll gza to get the drive up and running. To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yuden manufactured Fuji media rated at 48x.


Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, Unfortunately, its seek times were not as low as some of the other drives.

We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. To prevent modification, a digital signature can be applied gsw data so that its authenticity can be verified.

LG GSA H55L Super-Multi – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE – internal Overview – CNET

While the drive wrote tomost of our test media at its rated speed or better, only four types worked at 20x. From there, it’s as simple as choosing the components you want, clicking next a few times and then waiting for the files to be copied over. Unfortunately, like the LHA1H, it came up short of this mark. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. For this test I used Pure Funk. However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short.

The drive had no problems passing all of the on-the-fly tests and did not create any errors.