DVD burners are no longer a luxury item and now consumers have an affordable option at hand for digitally recording their old videotape home movies. In fact, if you like more information on how to do just that, please see PCstats Guide to Video Capture.
With a retail price of $128 CDN ($97 US), the AOpen DRW8800 8X DVD Recorder is competitively priced and offers potential consumers a whole host of possible uses. Whether you need to store or transfer a bit of data on a standard 700MB CD, or a massive amount of information on a 4.7GB DVD disc, the Aopen DRW8800 should be ready to serve.
That flexibility cannot be beat by any other storage system out there, and considering the market penetration of the DVD-ROM, you have a disc that can potentially be read in millions of computers!
In our tests, the performance of the Aopen DRW8800 was generally excellent; the benchmarks illustrated that it was often one of the faster recordable DVD drives, all the while maintaining low CPU utilization. Those of you who are sensitive to sound will be happy to know that the AOpen DRW8800 is very quiet too.