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ASUS BC-1205PT-BD Blu-Ray Dual Layer SATA DVD Burner Review

ASUS BC-1205PT-BD Blu-Ray Dual Layer SATA DVD Burner Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: The ASUS BC-1205PT supports DVD reading and writing in both the + and - formats, as well as being able to read and write to DVD-RAM and Dual-Layered DVD discs.
 87% Rating:   
Filed under: Optical Drives Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: ASUS Dec 19 2008   Julian Apong  
Home > Reviews > Optical Drives > ASUS BC-1205PT-BD

Benchmarks: CD Speed: CD-R/RW, DVD-ROM

Nero CD Speed: CD-R, CD-RW Source: Ahead Software

Nero's CD Speed burn tests are done twice, once with a CD-R disc rated to 1x-52x burn speed, and again with a CD-RW rated to 4x-32x. Each disc was test with the same files, about 640MB in size. This test is performed by simply placing blank recording media into the burner and running CD Speed. The software will detect if it is CD-R or CD-R/W media and run the appropriate tests.

Nero CD Speed: CD-R/RW


CD-R

CD-RW

Nero CD Speed: CD-R, CD-RW Benchmark Results

Optical Drive

ASUS BC-1205PT

LG GSA-H62N

AOpen DSW1812P

Samsung WriteMaster SE-W164

Gigabyte GO-W1616A

MSI DR16-B

AOpen DRW8800

AOpen 5232 Combo

LG GSA-4082B

Media CD-R CD-RW CD-R CD-RW CD-R CD-RW CD-R CD-RW CD-R CD-RW CD-R CD-RW CD-R CD-RW CD-R CD-RW CD-R CD-RW
Media Write Speed: 48x 32x 48x 32x 48x 32x 48x 32x 48x 24x 40x 24x 32x 16x 52x 32x 24x 16x
Avg Speed: 22.06x 21.93x 35.34x 28.95x 32.62x

24.5x

23.86x 28.02x 32.58x 16.06x 30.16x 23.4x 28.45x 16.64x 34.01x 30.65x 19.29x 15.28x
Start Speed: 16.03x 16.03x 21.78x 16x 19.19x 16.04x 21.92x 16.02x 19.16x 16.03x 17.72x 17.78x 16.64x 16.64x 22.51x 21.77x 12.01x 12.01x
End Speed: 24.06x 24.05x 40.40x 32.17x 43.03x 32.1x 23.92x 32.05x 42.98x 16.03x 40.32x 24.45x 33.32x 16.64x 44.74x 32.25x 24.02x 16.02x
Type Z-CLV Z-CLV P-CAV Z-CLV P-CAV Z-CLV P-CAV Z-CLV CAV CLV P-CAV P-CAV P-CAV CLV P-CAV P-CAV Z-CLV Z-CLV

The CD-R/RW writing tests puts the ASUS BC-1205PT in the middle of the pack.

Nero CD Speed: DVD+RW Source: Ahead Software

Nero's CD Speed burn tests a DVD+RW rated to 2.4-4x. The disc is burned with files of about 4.7GB in size. This test is done by simply placing the blank recording media into the burner and running CD Speed. The software will detect the type of DVD media and run the appropriate test.

Nero CD Speed: DVD+RW


DVD+RW

Nero CD Speed: DVD+RW Benchmark Results

Optical Drive

ASUS BC-1205PT

LG GSA-H62N

AOpen DSW1812P

Samsung WriteMaster SE-W164

Gigabyte GO-W1616A

MSI DR16-B

AOpen DRW8800

Gigabyte GO-W0808A

LG GSA-4082B

Media DVD+RW DVD+RW DVD+RW DVD+RW DVD+RW DVD+RW DVD+RW DVD+RW DVD+RW
Media Write Speed:

4x

4x 4x 4x 4x 4x 4x 4x 4x
Avg Speed: 6.31x 4x 4x 4.01x 4.05 4x 4.30 4.02 4x
Start Speed: 3.49x 4x 3.89x 4.01x 3.98 3.99x 4.30 3.96 4x
End Speed: 8.43x 4x 4.04x 4.01x 4.09 4x 4.30 4.05 4x
Type CAV CLV CLV CLV CLV CLV CLV CLV CLV

DVD writing fares considerably better, with the ASUS BC-1205PT writing information faster than the specified rate of the media.

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Contents of Article: ASUS BC-1205PT-BD
 Pg 1.  ASUS BC-1205PT-BD Blu-Ray Dual Layer SATA DVD Burner Review
 Pg 2.  Blu-Ray and Dual-Layer DVD Technology
 Pg 3.  Benchmarks: Nero CD Speed, Data and Audio
 Pg 4.  — Benchmarks: CD Speed: CD-R/RW, DVD-ROM
 Pg 5.  Benchmarks: CD Speed: DVD+R DL, BD-DVD

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