Pros

  • Sold in black or beige.

Cons

  • No DVD-RAM support
  • No LightScribe labeling.

At A Glance

Basic model will get the burning done, but this model lacks some of the extras found in its competitors.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number DVR710A
General Information
UPC Code 00012563012505
Ports and Connections
Ports IDE
S/PDIF Output 0
Optical Drive
Single-Layer DVD+R Write Speed 16.0
DVD+RW Write Speed 8.0
DL DVD+R Write Speed 8.0
DVD-RW Write Speed 6.0
CD-ROM Read Speed 40.0
Single-Layer DVD-R Write Speed 16.0
DL DVD-R Write Speed 8.0
DVD-ROM Pressed Disc Read Speed 16.0
DVD-ROM Burned Disc Read Speed 12.0
Included Software
Included Software Nero Express 6 (with BackItUpVision Express)

Performance

Performance
Rewritable DVD Performance, for 3.4GB (seconds) 430.76
Format Rewritable DVD (seconds) 39.75
CD-R Mastering Write Average, for 694MB (seconds) 219.57
Single-Layer Write-Once DVD Performance, for 4.35GB (seconds) 380.14
Dual-Sided Write-Once DVD Performance, for 7.9GB (seconds) 979.73
Two-Layer Write-Once DVD Format Tested DL +R
Rewritable DVD Format Tested +RW
Single-Layer Write-Once DVD Format Tested +R