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AOpen DSW1812P 18x Triple Format DVD Rewriter Review
AOpen DSW1812P 18x Triple Format DVD Rewriter Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: The AOpen 18x Triple Format DVD Rewriter (DSW1812P) is one of the few recordable DVD drives on that market that supports every single recordable DVD format there is...
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Filed under: Optical Drives Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: AOpen Nov 16 2006   Max Page  
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Benchmarks: CD Winbench 99, SiSoft Sandra 2005

CD Winbench 99 Source: Zdnet

The CD Winbench99 benchmark runs a series of scripted programs from a special CD in the drive and measures the speed of the data transfer. Higher numbers mean better performance.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportCD Winbench 99
Optical Drives Results Ranking
LG GSA-4082B (DVD-/+RW) 2240 kb/s
AOpen 5232 Combo (CD-RW/DVD-ROM)

2510 kb/s

AOpen DRW8800 (DVD-/+RW) 2150 kb/s
MSI DR16-B (DVD-/+RW) 1400 kb/s
Gigabyte GO-W1616A (DVD-/+RW) 2160 kb/s
Samsung WriteMaster SE-W164 (DVD-/+RW) 2190 kb/s
AOpen DSW1812P (DVD-/+RW) 2250 kb/s

The AOpen DSW1812P does fairly well here in CD Winbench 99, and its results are about par for the course. The benchmark may be 7 years old, but there hasn't been a new much in the way of new optical drive specific tests and this one still does a good job as far as CD-ROMs are concerned.

SiSoft Sandra 2005 Source: Sandra

Sandra is designed to test the theoretical power of a complete system as well as the individual components. The results are also purely theoretical and may not represent real world performance.

Sisoft Sandra 2005 Benchmark Results

Optical Drive

AOpen DSW1812P

Samsung WriteMaster SE-W164

Gigabyte GO-W1616A


AOpen DRW8800

AOpen 5232 Combo

LG GSA-4082B

Disc Type Data Data Data Data Data Data Data
Drive Index 3495 kb/s 3005 kb/s 3041 kb/s 2912 kb/s 3056 kb/s 2574 1627
Buffered Read: 3040 kb/s 2564 kb/s 2345 kb/s 2480 kb/s 2567 kb/s 6000 kb/s 779 kb/s
Sequential Read: 3710 kb/s 3140 kb/s 3347 kb/s 3135 kb/s 3258 kb/s 2712 kb/s 2362 kb/s
Random Read: 3187 kb/s 2802 kb/s 2641 kb/s 2577 kb/s 2752 kb/s 2336 kb/s 524 kb/s
Access Time: 179ms 157ms 213ms 283ms 231ms 220 ms 761ms

The AOpen DSW1812P DVD writer performs quite well with respect to its data transfer speeds. An access time of 179ms is good compared to some of the other contenders in this list.

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Contents of Article: AOpen DSW1812P
 Pg 1.  AOpen DSW1812P 18x Triple Format DVD Rewriter Review
 Pg 2.  Software Compatibility
 Pg 3.  — Benchmarks: CD Winbench 99, SiSoft Sandra 2005
 Pg 4.  Benchmarks: Nero CD Speed, Data and Audio
 Pg 5.  Benchmarks: CD Speed: CD-R/RW, DVD-ROM
 Pg 6.  Benchmarks: Nero CD Speed, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL
 Pg 7.  The Ubiquitous Dual Layer DVD Writer

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