• Good write-once performer


  • Poor documentation

At A Glance

Manuals are mediocre, and the drive didn?t burn to our 2.4X-rated +R DL media as fast as other models.

Manufacturer’s Website

The Specs

Part Number SHW1635S
Inventory Number 24589
Ports and Connections
Ports IDE
S/PDIF Output 1
Optical Drive
CD-ROM Read Speed 48.0
DL DVD+R Write Speed 8.0
Single-Layer DVD-R Write Speed 16.0
DVD-RW Write Speed 6.0
DVD-ROM Pressed Disc Read Speed 16.0
DVD+RW Write Speed 6.0
DVD-ROM Burned Disc Read Speed 16.0
DL DVD-R Write Speed 4.0
Single-Layer DVD+R Write Speed 16.0
Included Software
Included Software Nero Express 6.6


Dual-Sided Write-Once DVD Performance, for 7.9GB (seconds) 1624.89
Format Rewritable DVD (seconds) 24.04
CD-R Mastering Write Average, for 694MB (seconds) 183.87
Rewritable DVD Performance, for 3.4GB (seconds) 518.9
Single-Layer Write-Once DVD Format Tested +R
Rewritable DVD Format Tested +RW
Two-Layer Write-Once DVD Format Tested +R
Single-Layer Write-Once DVD Performance, for 4.35GB (seconds) 377.03