Lastly, here are some results from our DVD-R test media. Maintaining updated Optiarc ADS software prevents crashes and maximizes hardware and system performance. By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that it uses a total of three “zones” to reach its maximum speed. Proudly Built and Supported in the U. In our tests it started reading at 6. As you can see, the ADS started reading at 4.

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Similar to the ones included with Optiarc’s other drives, this manual covers a number of different topics.

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

There are no large Optiarc logos or anything advertising the drive’s reading and writing speeds. Nero CD Speed v4. The Sony Optiarc ADS is available now in your choice of black or beige and can be purchased through retailers like Newegg. You are downloading trial software. The unit installed automatically Windows Vista and was immediatly ready for use.

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An added bonus was it ripped songs in half the time. Some of my CDs that wouldn’t track on my older unit, played perfectly on this one. Please try again later.

Sorry, there was a problem. Hopefully, Optiarc can address this in a future firmware update.

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While the ADS’s overall score wasn’t as high as some of the other drives, its transfer rates were fairly good. Their response was timely so 726s wasn’t dissatisfied with the service. For this, 72660s of random files and directories are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed. It took longer than expected when writing to CD-R media and its Z-CLV writing method also put it at a slight disadvantage in our rewriting tests.

View or edit your browsing history. The rear of the ADS is fairly straight forward.

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Take a look below. The drive took longer than some of the others when writing to CD-R media and its Z-CLV writing method put it at a slight disadvantage in our rewriting tests.


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While there weren’t any readability issues, the error rates were a bit high throughout some sections of the discs. Get to Know Us.

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 disc. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology.

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It explains how to insert and eject DVD’s and how to get a disc out of the drive in case of an emergency. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.