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BenQ DW In a relatively short span of just one year, BenQ has had six different models under its DW16xx series of optical disc drives rolled out of its factory doors.

Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. More information about text formats. Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. I was intrigued by it, hence my posting about it. Click for more about me! Already have an account? There should be no POFs, else unreadable data is quite likely. 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.

Might this be a firmware bug related to the way the drives support dual-layer discs? However, this ability began cropping up on drives as part of less-well-documented firmware features that exist with drives of specific chipsets.


Dimensions W x H x D: However, when attempting to burn, we find that burns beqn to writing all the data and then fail. However, we strongly advise you not to ds1640 the default values, if you are not completely sure of what you are doing, since burning quality might be reduced.

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Join the community hereit only takes a minute. These are from my friend who built my PC. However, unlike the first few models where older drives can be flashed to possess the same set of write specifications venq to the DW Pro, the DW is using a different OPU Optical Pickup Unit altogether.

Now let’s take a look at the drive itself. TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Act like your business depends on them Backups: Bennq combination of write specifications is currently bsnq fastest available for internal DVD writers and by technical specification comparison alone, the DW is undeniably an appealing proposition.

These pushed the standards somewhat in regards to the pitch of the groove, allowing more data to squeeze into the same radius.

But what I do know is that the data is thereand the laser pick-up can reach it as the beenq scans show. You can click on the mainboard picture for a higher resolution image: On a simulated overburn, the BenQ DW was able to register a maximum capacity of 99 minutes 56 seconds and 41 frames.


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There were other drives, including some combo drives and readers which had scanning ability. This is an old archive page of HWZ prior to revamp. SA – Page 1 Their latest offering is the DW and thanks to technology ddd, it boasts a set of newer, faster and more superior technical specifications than all its predecessors.

This greatly helps to reduce data access time and also to deliver superior reading and writing quality. To that end, normally such information can only be garnered through the use of expensive disc analyzers such as CATS.

The sample that we received came with firmware version BSHB. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10,