The results are below. When it came to writing CD’s, Optiarc’s new drive gave us some mixed results. Optiarc’s new drive was also fairly quick when reading dual layer discs. I created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them to our test discs with Nero. On the other hand, the ADS’s writing quality was fairly good for the most part.

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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. It has definitely paid off, as Optiarc is quickly becoming one of the industry’s largest manufacturers with a product lineup that includes DVD and Blu-ray Disc drives for the portable and desktop markets.

If the drive is not listed, remove and reinstall the existing drivers. Just keep in mind that like with any OEM drive, it’s up to the vendor as to whether or not you will receive any documentation or software.

With all things considered, the Optiarc ADS gets a solid 7 out of 10 for the performance section of this review. The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet.

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To do this, follow these steps: With no jumpers to configure, this section is relatively brief. While the company has only been around for a handful of years, it already has a lot of experience under its belt. If the issue persists, you can write to us and we will be glad to assist you further. You can see from the screen shot that while the Optiarc ADSsupports accurate stream and has the ability to retrieve C2 error information from the CD, it does not cache audio data.


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Nevertheless, it covers all of atq basics including how to install the drive in your computer and hook up the cables. The writing quality was pretty good with Verbatim’s 2. For this test I used a pressed CD containing one Mode 1 data track. Then Sonic’s DLA is used to test packet writing speeds. The ADS performed pretty well in our packet writing tests. The drive had no problems passing all of the on-the-fly tests and did not ddvd any errors.

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Click Start and then dvs Control Panel. Written by Karr Wang, this utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors on a disc. While affordably priced, the drive offers a number of useful features as well as some of the fastest DVD writing speeds available.


This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD.

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Refer the dvv mentioned below and also run the fix it tool. It starts out by going over the various buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the ADS. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware.

While the drive was fairly quick when rewriting, it took longer than expected to complete our CD-R writing tests. The diagrams Optiarc has provided are clearly labeled and easy to understand. The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get to testing every day usage.

Unfortunately, its seek times were again a little high. Like their previous drives, they’ve kept the look of the ADS very simple. Using a disc with about 90 minutes worth of data, I was able to reach a maximum read speed of about In our tests, it trailed behind the other drives, taking 3: