The model came with firmware version vA installed, which was throughout all the tests. Unfortunatelly, the drive did not record at 8x with any DVD media we trialed. Most people know of LG as a consumer electronics manufacturer. The graph shows that the drive had a few problems reading the disc, especially towards the end. The resultant graph here is almost the same as the one from the previous test. In any case, at no speed did the drive manage to stay within limits and in fact the maximum values are very high. The best deals on laptops, tablets, PCs, gaming and much more!

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GSA-4081B Support

Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, Overburning Up to We recorded a 4. The drive shows a major problem when switching to the second layer in this test.

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However, the average error loudness is Average Writing Time hr. This is a little strange as the defects are located mostly in the first half of the disc. Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. dvc

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The drive had severe problems with this test disc. The C2 accuracy score for the drive is With this disc, the drive manages to produce a linear speed increase for both layers without any major glitches.


Ripping was achieved at the maximum supported ripping speed. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. The procedure was a simple drag’n drop through Window Explorer afer a quick format of each disc.

Average Writing Time min. After removing the screws and opening the case, we photographed the internal components of the drive, the photos of df are presented below. This certainly allows for a more flexible method of working with data when compared to the other formats.

Below, we check the writing speed with actual recording tests through Nero Burning Rom and the B’s Gold 7.

The only difference between the TDR and the TDR is that the first includes both defective areas and fingerprints. The odd glitch now and then is not uncommon even with the best of drives, however the LG drive has been consisten in this respect.


The end speed for the LG drive was System Requirements Details Operating System. The LG drive proved dy there is always an exception to the rule. What is obvious is that while the drive can probably handle minor defects on a discs surface, it does have problems with anything more serious. This means that video editors can cut, splice and edit video straight to DVD-RAM without having to worry about where or how the data is being organised.


A channel bit is converted to a multiple-pulse signal. The higher the Check Level passed, the more reliable the sound reproduction of the tested drive. Once again, the performance is not particularly good and the drive certainly shows jl reading this disc.

HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4081B resources, firmwares and drivers

Once you have logically formatted a DVD-RAM disc, it can be used to write files just as you would do with a floppy disk or hard disk. Below is presented information on the CD-R media used in this test. The multiple steps shown on the following hsa are characteristic of Z-CLV where reading befan at Nero Burning Rom does not offer any option to disable the verification feature before burning. The drive also produced errors over a greater area of the disc’s surface than we have come to expect as can be seen from the graph.

The pressed disc used in the previous test was copied onto CDR media and the drive was tested again for reading speed and seek times.