To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yuden manufactured Fuji media rated at 48x. From here you can choose to install the software, check out the manual or visit Sony’s user support web page. Thanks to its 8x writing speed, the drive only took By looking at the screenshot, you can see that the drive considered only Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13,

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To top it off, Sony has included some pretty good documentation, a software bundle from Nero and a black replacement bezel. While not as fast as the drive from LG, dvc reached a respectable 8.

: Sony DRUA 18x Internal Dual-Layer DVD Burner: Electronics

The only challenge with the installation is that the drawer cover on the default face plate is drj than the opening on my PC. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. For DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: The CD is almost exactly 74 minutes. Right Click on the cd or dvd drive.


Loading recommendations for this item Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, While the drive wrote to most of our test media at its rated speed, only three types worked at 18x.

Then Sonic’s DLA is used to test packet writing speeds. With features and specs like this, the DRUA sounds like it has a lot of potential.

Sony DRUA – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE – internal Overview – CNET

The PI rates were not only very high, there was a large PIF spike at the layer change which caused some major readability issues. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

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When testing the drive’s capacity, it had no problems overburning up to 99 minutes with our CompUSA media. Close the device manager and restart the computer. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Cannot copy files to Sony DVD-RW DRU830A disc drive

For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: If white and silver aren’t exactly your colors, you’re in luck. This dual layered media has a capacity of 8. System Requirements Details Processor Type.


I just installed in a Dell and it works great. After selecting your preferred language, you’ll be given a short list of options. Until ddu, there were very few options, unless you wanted to shell out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine. The DRUA also has many of the same logos.

Or choose door No. While 83a0, memory, OS and other variables don’t often make a huge difference, there are some nonetheless. Unfortunately, a patched RPC-1 firmware is not yet available for this drive. Sony also includes a set of ” Operating Instructions.