Portable CD Tattoos with Yamaha's CRW-F1UX USB 2.0 Burner

Test Setup And Benchmarks

The test platform took the form of a PC with the following setup:

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Test System
ProcessorIntel Pentium 4, 1.9 GHz, 256 kB L2 Cache
MotherboardIntel 845 GBV
Memory256 MB DDR400, CL2.5 Kingmax
USB2.0 ControllerNEC uPD720100A
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 500 64 MB
HarddiskMaxtor 5T040H4 (40 GB)
CD-R/RW-DrivesASUS S520, TDK CRW241040
Network CardD-LinkDFE-530TX PCI 100 MBit
OSWindows XP Pro 5.01.2600 SP1
Benchmarks and Software
Burning SoftwareNero Burning ROM
Packet Writing SWAhead InCD 3.37.0
ToolsNero CD Speed 1.00Clony XXL,CloneCD
DAEExact Audio Copy 0.9 beta4
Drivers and Settings
Graphics DriverNVIDIA
IDE DriverIntel 82801DB ICH4 4.0.1001.0
ASPI DriverAdaptec 4.71, Ahead 2.0.1
DirectX Version8.1
Resolution1280x1024, 32 Bit, 85 Hz Refresh

The burner was operated through a USB 2.0 adapter (PCI expansion card).

  • I am glad i found this article/review. I have a crw-f1ux minus the needed software. While I am not so interested in discT@2, I would like to use Advanced Audio Master Quality Recording, to create audio cds. Do you know where one can get said software? Yamaha does not have it, nor does Nero answer their phones during stated business hours. I currently use Easy CD creator, but I suspect I need the FULL version of Nero that came with this 2002 unit. While I wait for Nero's reply, would you happen to know? Thank you in advance.