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.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.pioneerelectronics.com

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