As a writer, the GSAB performed reasonably well. Most of the specs below have been taken from LG’s website and the guide that came with the drive. Now, let us take a closer look on the drives mechanism board and chip. This new version also adds features like DivX playback, audio time stretch and support for CyberLink’s new Eagle Vision technology. The drive read our test disc from start to finish, reaching a maximum transfer speed of
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From start to finish, the entire process took only a few minutes. The actual drive may be different from this design.
In the ensuing pages, we will take a thorough look among other things, at the reading capabilities of the new LG B, as well as its error correction mechanism and writing quality. After clicking next a few times and waiting for the files to be copied over, you’ll be able to start burning your own CD’s and DVD’s. Electronic format aside, the manual is a good example of what we’ve come to expect from LG.
The guide also contains a set of instructions that take you step by step through the installation process. For these tests I 1467b using the US version of Transformers: It starts out by going over the functions of the various buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the GSAB.
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This is pretty slow considering there are drives out there that can reach speeds as high as 16x. This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD.
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People that picked up the drive right away quickly found out that its writing quality wasn’t as good as some of LG’s previous “Super-Multi” drives. Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop you would hear later in the audio tracks. LG also provides a number of small diagrams showing what exactly a master or slave configuration should look like. This didn’t have any effect on the GSAB.
Nevertheless, its writing quality was quite good. As you can see, the writing quality was pretty good with most of the discs we tested. gsaa
The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot gsx changed anymore. Does LG’s new drive have what it takes? While not as fast as some of the other drives we’ve looked at, its writing quality was quite good.
With a drive like the GSAB, media compatibility and writing quality are just as important as gss. Transfer Rate Reading Tests 3. Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge.
The GSAB starts writing at 16x and quickly jumps to 24x at the 4 minute mark. By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that it starts writing at 16x and jumps to 24x at about the 4 minute mark.
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gwa The score given is an average of the three. Looking at the graphs above, you can see that the media from Taiyo Yuden and Memorex yielded some pretty good results. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD.
For this review the drive’s firmware has been updated to version DL In our tests, it not only had the fastest quick erase time out of the four drives here, l was able to do a full erase in an impressive 3: We received the drive with firmware version DL10as it can be seen in the screen below, and we flashed it to the latest revision, the DL CD Error Correction Tests 4. The drive read pressed and CD-R discs at speeds near 48x and had some fairly good seek times. While CPU, memory, OS and other variables don’t often make a huge difference, there are some nonetheless.
The drive that LG sent us for this review was manufactured in August of and had firmware version DL So what about writing quality?