Pros

  • Among the fastest drives at DVD+R SL

Cons

  • Some write specs could be faster

At A Glance

Among the speediest writers at single-layer +R; but it needed a rest to cool down between DL writes.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number DRU810A
Inventory Number 24587
General Information
UPC Code 00027242677579
Ports and Connections
Ports IDE
S/PDIF Output 0
Optical Drive
Single-Layer DVD+R Write Speed 16.0
DVD+RW Write Speed 6.0
DL DVD+R Write Speed 8.0
DVD-RW Write Speed 6.0
CD-ROM Read Speed 48.0
Single-Layer DVD-R Write Speed 16.0
DL DVD-R Write Speed 4.0
DVD-ROM Pressed Disc Read Speed 16.0
DVD-ROM Burned Disc Read Speed 12.0
Included Software
Included Software Nero Express 6.6

Performance

Performance
Rewritable DVD Performance, for 3.4GB (seconds) 710.5
Format Rewritable DVD (seconds) 15.37
CD-R Mastering Write Average, for 694MB (seconds) 202.14
Single-Layer Write-Once DVD Performance, for 4.35GB (seconds) 350.51
Dual-Sided Write-Once DVD Performance, for 7.9GB (seconds) 942.06
Two-Layer Write-Once DVD Format Tested +R
Rewritable DVD Format Tested +RW
Single-Layer Write-Once DVD Format Tested +R