The DRUA turned in some impressive times and its writing quality was quite good. Of course, Sony’s new drive can do more than read and write DVD’s. To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories. System Requirements OS Required. An item that has been used previously. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. This is pretty good for a drive rated at only 48x.

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To make a long story short, I am using a 4. InfoTool had no problems detecting the DRUA’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. This tries to mimic the activities of a person eru these programs onto their own computer. Newegg keeps the Black Friday spirit alive with more deals for Cyber Monday. Just contact us directly and we will fix the problem quickly.

If you need additional help, Sony’s support website has a number of resources includingFAQ’s, guides and software updates. Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location.

The discs the drive burned had a low number of C1 errors and there were no C2 errors at all.

While best known for their innovative audio and video products, Sony isn’t a stranger to the world of optical storage. We will ship your order within business days via Fedex international economy. Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all. With all things considered, the Sony DRUA gets a 9 out of 10 for the performance section of this review.


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If for some reason you do run into trouble, the documentation that comes with vru drive is quite good. The Sony DRUA For a product that’s considered to be rather mundane with only the performance provided by its internal components the only tangible yardstick for consumers to base their selections, internal optical disc drives are by and large aesthetically challenged products.

Dr list is full. To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yuden manufactured Fuji media rated at 48x.

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This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Even though Nero can do some very advanced disc mastering, it also includes a wizard that will get novices going in no time. For DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: Payment must be received prior to shipping by Paypal only. Nevertheless, the DRUA’s writing quality was, for the most part, pretty good. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW So what about writing quality?


It starts rewriting at about 6x and accelerates, 81a0 its maximum speed at about the 0.

To top it off, Sony has included some pretty good documentation, a software bundle from Nero and a black replacement bezel. Sony Electronics Provided By: Thanks to its 8x writing speed, the drive took a little more than 15 minutes to burn an entire 8.

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From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated. At this speed, it took the drive about 6 minutes to burn an entire 4. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4.

The disc is By looking at the screenshot below, you can see that the drive’s transfer speeds peaked at about 8x. Writing CD’s wasn’t a problem for Sony’s new drive either.

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The DRUA also supports a feature called “bitsetting. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.