While the ADS’s overall score wasn’t as high as some of the other drives, its transfer rates were fairly good. For this test I used a pressed CD containing one Mode 1 data track. There are no large Optiarc logos or anything advertising the drive’s reading and writing speeds. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD. Optiarc’s new “Super-Multi” drive performed as expected throughout most of our tests. Keep reading as we find out.

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Optiarc DVD+RW AD-7200S ATA DEVICE Dell. Running Windows 7 Ultimute.

Or choose door No. Get a 4-terabyte USB 3. The rear of the ADA is fairly straight forward. The ADS also includes features like 48x CD reading and writing speeds, 32x rewriting speeds and support for buffer underrun protection.

With all things considered, the Optiarc ADS gets a solid 7 out of 10 for the performance section of this review. This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities.

No EAX tm 2. The manual also has a brief section on how to use the ADS.

The specs below have been taken from Optiarc’s website and by running a few simple tests. The drive did not come with any software, cables or even a printed manual. The error rates stayed within acceptable limits when tested with KProbe. All of the times below include not only the actual writing time, but the lead in and out times too. Lastly, here are some results from our DVD-R test media. While the drive is rated at 48x, Optiarc’s new drive came up a little short of this number in fw tests.


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– Sony NEC Optiarc ADS 20x DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. Nevertheless, it covers all of the basics including how to install the drive in your computer and hook up the cables. The disc is In most cases, installation is as simple as plugging in the SATA and power cables and turning the computer on. To do this, follow these steps: Nero shows that the ADS has a maximum CD writing speed of 48x and a KB buffer, which is backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection.

For this test I randomly generated MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD.

Sony Optiarc ADA – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE – internal Overview – CNET

When it came to writing Cdrompptiarc, Optiarc’s new drive gave us some mixed results. However, when scanned by the DW, the PI and jitter rates were higher than we’d like to see. Optiarc’s new drive was also fairly quick when reading dual layer discs. Optiarc’s new DVD writer did very well in our rewriting tests.


The disc is over 4GB and single sided.

Sony Optiarc AD-7200A (AD-7200A-0B) DVD-RAM Laufwerk

To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yudenmedia rated at 52x. Each benchmark test has been run three times. As you can see, the drive had no problems reaching this speed in our tests. From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated.

By looking at the screenshot you can see that it starts reading at 5. Established as a joint venture between Sony and NEC, Optiarc combines the technologies and expertise of ise parent companies with the goal to provide the best optical drives in the world. Unfortunately, media capable of these speeds isn’t available yet.

Nero CD Speed v4.