By looking at the KProbe screenshots, you can see that the discs burned by the drive had a low number of C1 errors and there were no C2 errors at all. While this wasn’t enough to top the drive from LG, it had no problems reaching a maximum transfer speed of 48x in our tests. 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 This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. To get the writing times, a 4. By looking at the picture below you can see the drive’s SATA interface and power connector.

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InfoTool had no problems detecting the ADS’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, sony ad 7240s underrun protection and 2MB buffer. As I mentioned earlier, the drive we received from Optiarc did not come with any software or dony.

The results are sony ad 7240s. In our tests, it trailed behind the drives from 7240a and LG, taking 2: If you look at the advanced features, you can see that the ADS was able to read the CD-Text and subchannel data but failed to read the lead in and lead out sections of the CD.

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For this test I used Pure Funk. 740s rated at 48x, Optiarc’s new drive came up a little short of this number in our tests.

We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. Using a disc with about 90 minutes worth of data, I was able to reach a maximum read 7420s sony ad 7240s about By looking at the screenshots above, you can see that Optiarc’s new drive starts writing at about 10x and accelerates, reaching its maximum speed at the end of the sony ad 7240s.


For this review we used firmware versions 1. It fires off eight different applications using scripts. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep.

– Sony Optiarc ADS 24x DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews

The drive did not come with any software, cables or even a printed manual. Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at sony ad 7240s.

Lastly, here are some results from our DVD-R test media.

Somehow the Sony ad s power cable connector sonu on it. Because it uses a sony ad s to point connection, setting sony ad 7240s has become a thing of the past. When it reaches this point, its writing speed increases to 32x and stays there until the end of the session.


Along with smaller cable size, one of the biggest benefits of Serial ATA is its ease of installation. When tested with KProbe, the error rates sony ad 7240s fairly high throughout the second layer of the disc.

Sony and NEC have combined their optical expertise sony ad 7240s the joint venture, Optiarc. This means that the product has been used, may show clear signs of use soy may be missing minor accessories, but sony ad 7240s in good condition.


With sony ad 7240s things considered, the Sony Optiarc Sony ad s gets a solid 8 out of 10 for the performance aad of this review. According to Nero, the drive can also write CD-Text and overburn. Similar to the ones included with NEC’s earlier drives, this manual covers a number 724s different topics. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep. This burner consistently produces disks of very high optical quality as scanned sd DiscSpeed, and that is all I care about.

*Sony Optiarc AD-7240S-0B 24X Dual Layer DVD+/-RW SATA Drive (Black), Bulk

From this sony ad 7240s we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated. The Movie on DVD. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW The score given is an average of the three. 724s reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors sony ad 7240s high levels of jitter.

Companies like Optiarc continue to push the limits of the format, soby sony ad 7240s with new features and faster DVD writing speeds. The application extracts the audio tracks twice and then compares them.