Trailblazing with CRW-F1 and DiscT@2!

Test Setup And Methods

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ProcessorAMD Athlon 1700 XP
Memory256 MB PC2100
Hard driveIBM 120 GXP
CD drivesTeac CD540E, Plextor 40X
Video cardATI Radeon 64 MB DDR
Drivers & Software
OSWindows XP Pro
Benchmarks & Measurements
Application benches- Nero Burning Rom Clone CD InCD
Performance benches- Nero CD Speed- DAE Speed 99- CDR Diagnostics

The CRW-F1 was tested by the most complete and exact methods possible. The tests we ran were as follows:

  • Time taken to burn for 700 MB. The operation was effected from hard disk to three 80-minute Fujitsu CD-Rs. The software used was Nero Burning Rom
  • Time taken for a CD-to-CD copy on two identical CD-Rs.
  • DAO-RAW copy test with Clone CD software.
  • Analysis of a CD-R burned at maximum speed using CD-R Diagnostics.
  • Burning of CD-Rs of different makes to test compatibility.
  • Assessment of performance in reading and digital audio extraction using DAE Speed 99 and CD Speed 99 software.
  • Estimate of speed in CD-RW mode.
  • Overburn test.