However, we strongly advise you not to change the default values, if you are not completely sure of what you are doing, since burning quality might be reduced. More information about text formats. If you compare this with other drives, one of several results can occur. Speccy Files for Optical drive. Sense key not important:

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BenQ DW1640

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. While CD-R overburning was easily achieved using contemporary burning dw640 of the time Nero and generally just worked, De overburning was completely different.

The disc quality is not too bad according to the DW — a bit poor on the inside ring, but otherwise quite decent. One Response to Tech Flashback: Proudly powered by WordPress. We received a black coloured drive, but there is an option to choose between this or a white coloured burner. These are from my friend who built my PC.

Burning Windows 7 64-bit ISO using Benq DVD DD DW1640 ATA device

The ID label located on the underside of the drive see photo below shows that our drive was manufactured during April in Malaysia. It is not a coincidence that many well known manufacturers chose this burner to use as their OEM device. In the below set of four images, I scanned four different types of blank CD-R one cw1640 the Plasmon discs is a mis-identified Ritek ew1640 by a slimline DVD recorder at 24x.


But when it comes to writing, all bets are off, as the actual result may not even work as drives struggle to finalize the disc or fail to maintain tracking towards the outer area.

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I decided to write a 99 minute 00 second 00 frame disc, as in my experience, getting too close to the simulated value will cause issues.

The added firmware modification support is a big bonus as well. It does go without saying that in this case, being able to overburn this much also means handling overburning of regular 80 minute CD-Rs quite well. To that end, normally such information can only be garnered through the use of expensive disc analyzers such as CATS.

You will also find BenQ’s Q-Suite, that dw11640 four built-in functions: The drive does not support Mount Rainier and it uses the well known RPC II region control, allowing a user to change the drive’s region at most 5 times.

TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. I’ve only seen 4. About Privacy Contact Us. SA – Page 2 The data area of the disc has been burned, and the disc is thus a coaster.

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Sense key not important: However, many of them were not particularly reliable, partly owing to their mostly CAV characteristics, which show increased error rates towards the outside edge not due to recording issues but possibly mechanical ones. DVD Reading speed 16x Max.


You must log in or sign up to reply here. As the writing speed is increased, signal loss becomes the key cause for the significant decrease in writing quality. Not all drives were capable of handling this properly, and while the 90 minute blanks were dv quite compatible, the 99 minute ones almost always caused problems. More importantly, what size is the ISO?

The test kit that arrived at our labs included only the burner. BenQ’s Tilt Control always keeps the writing angle at 90 degrees to the disc’s surface to ensure uniform writing. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds.

CD Recording Tests 9. In case you were wondering, overburning DVD-R has not been a possibility. Already have an account? The 7 64bit install fd service pack should be 3.