Better yet, Nero Recode 2 does this without any loss of quality. Newegg keeps the Black Friday spirit alive with more deals for Cyber Monday. Just contact us directly and we will fix the problem quickly. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. Other offers may also be available. The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time.

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Without this ability, the drive is unable to determine whether a sector is damaged or unreadable. So what are “good” results supposed to look like? We 8110a ship your order within business days via Fedex international economy.

Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Sony’s new DVD writer also comes with a black replacement bezel.

– Sony DRUA 16x DVD±RW – Reviews – all-pages

Min Hard Drive Space. A little editorial note here.

If you use a dual layer disc you probably won’t get the best results because most DVD-ROM drives slow down to read them. At the time of this review, this is the only official firmware available for the DRUA.

For this test I randomly generated MB and MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD. We use it in our drk because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. Select a valid country.


Sony has been at the forefront of the consumer electronics industry for more than five decades. By looking at the screenshot, you can see that the drive starts writing at The DRUA also erases at 32x.

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Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have 8110a option to pay over time. To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories. System Requirements OS Required. Off by default, this LED lights up green whenever the drive is reading or writing.

This level of performance carried over to our writing and rewriting tests. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep. If you need additional help, Sony’s support website has a number of resources includingFAQ’s, guides and software updates. The DRUA turned in some impressive times and its writing quality was quite good.

However, because it scans with an Dvvd sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed For this test I used Pure Funk. To prevent buffer underruns, the drive has a 2MB buffer that is backed up by Sony’s Power Burn technology. I used 12x rated Memorex Gold 74 minute media for the tests. Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. This is pretty good for a drive rated at only 48x. While best known for their innovative audio and video products, Sony isn’t a stranger to the world of optical storage.


Even with that said, Sony, who has been actively involved in the development of optical storage standards since the early days of the Compact Disc CDhas barely departed from its design excellence roots that Sony is globally renowned dvdd its entire svd of consumer products.

Sony DRU-810A: New Chipset, New Performance

Thanks to this small speed boost, the drive was able to reach a maximum transfer speed of more than 49x. Nevertheless, the DRUA’s writing quality was, for the most part, pretty good. As you can see, the software and documentation is available in a number of different languages.