If the source disc is larger than 4. I took the drive out of the box, left the jumper set to master and installed it on the secondary IDE chain by connecting the IDE cable and power connector. You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs. Looking at the other scores, you can see that the drive’s seek times and CPU usage were also quite good. The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. System Requirements OS Required. Sony’s new DVD writer is shipping now and can be purchased through some of the vendors listed on Pricegrabber.
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If for some reason you do run into trouble, the documentation that comes with the drive is quite good. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. The DRUA handled scratched discs relatively well.
By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that it uses a total of three “zones” to reach its maximum speed. Thanks dbd its 8x writing speed, the drive only took The disc is Sony Electronics Provided By: This is pretty good for a drive rated at only 48x. Sony’s new drive also includes features like Power-Burn buffer underrun protection, support for bitsetting and a great software bundle from Nero.
The disc is over dtu and single sided. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep. Or choose door No.
To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time dri long it takes to write MB of random files and directories. The DRUA’s writing quality was fairly good for the most part. When it came to media compatibility, the DRUA gave us some mixed results. Sony’s new DVD writer didn’t do as well as some of the other drives in dvv rewriting tests. Sony also includes a black replacement bezel with the DRUA.
It fires off eight different applications using scripts.
Sony DRU A internal burner Specs – CNET
The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. Get a 4-terabyte USB 3. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD. Because the guide is fairly small, these sections only go over the basic features of each application. However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed While this buffer is a little smaller than what we’d like to see on a 20x DVD writer, this system worked flawlessly in our tests.
To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yuden manufactured Fuji media rated at 48x.
The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4. InfoTool had no problems detecting the DRUA’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. Sony’s new drive performed pretty well in our DVD writing tests. The guide finishes up by going over the basic operation of the DRUA. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD.
Each benchmark test has 830 run three times. While the drive wrote to most of our test media at its rated speed, only three types worked at 18x.
Sony Dvd/cd Rewritable Drive Dru-830a
Better yet, Nero Recode 2 does this without any loss of quality. System Requirements OS Required. Like a CD-ROM, you will get different benchmark results depending on what kind of discs you are using.
It started out at about 6.