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Samsung SW240 40-12-40 CDRW Burner

Samsung SW240 40-12-40 CDRW Burner - PCSTATS
Abstract: "CD Mount Rainier Rewrite" is a new optical storage media standard that makes CD-RW disks as handy, and as easy to work with as 1.44Mb floppies are.
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Filed under: Optical Drives Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: Samsung Jul 15 2002   Max Page  
Home > Reviews > Optical Drives > Samsung SW240

Testing the Samsung SW240

Test System Specs:

Computer Hardware:

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.6A GHz
Clock Speed: 1.60GHz
Motherboard: Abit IT7
Chipset: Intel i845E

MSI TI4200


256MB PC2700 Crucial DDR

Hard Drive: IBM 40GB Deskstar 7200RPM
Heatsink: Stock Intel HSF
PowerSupply: Enermax 431Watt
Software Setup WindowsXP
Benchmarks CD WinBench 99 V1.1
Nero CD Speed
SiSoft Sandra 001

CDWinBench Source: e-Testinglabs.com

The e-TestingLabs CD Winbench99 benchmark runs a series of scripted programs from a special CD in the drive and measures the time and data transfer capabilities as a result. Higher numbers mean better performance.

CD-WinBench 99 Benchmark Results
Test Drive Results
1. Samsung SW-240 (CD-RW) 1910 kb/s
2. Samsung SW-232 (CD-RW) 1460 kb/s
3. Samsung SW-224 (CD-RW) 1320 kb/s
4. Samsung SC-152 (CDROM) 1710 kb/s
5. Pioneer DVD-500M (DVD ROM) 2440 kb/s
6. Samsung SW-216 (CD-RW) 1280 kb/s

The SW240 performs better than previous Samsung CD-RW's (we really have to expand our reference list) and comes in just short of 2000kb/s. Interestingly, the Pioneer DVD-500M that came in with a AMD test box still manages to wipe out all competition here.

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Contents of Article: Samsung SW240
 Pg 1.  Samsung SW240 40-12-40 CDRW Burner
 Pg 2.  — Testing the Samsung SW240
 Pg 3.  Nero CD-Speed, Sandra benchmarks
 Pg 4.  Burn tests and Conclusions

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