It turned in some pretty good times without sacrificing writing quality or media compatibility. Conclusion Over the years, we’ve taken a look at a number of MSI’s drives. The version of Nero on the software CD is 5. I left the jumper set to master and installed it on the secondary IDE chain of our test computer by connecting the IDE cable and power connector. Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo.
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Finding compatible media wasn’t a problem either. It had no problems reaching its rated speed in our tests.
DR8-A: What does the “factory use only” jumper do?
It’s seek times were also pretty good, no matter what media we used. Act like your business depends on them Backups: For this review the drive’s firmware has been updated to version D.
What you can do with Nero is limited only by your imagination. Or choose door No. On the other side you can see the drive’s head phone jack and volume control.
MyDVD also allows you to make mxi own custom menus and will even let you add your own pictures, icons and sound effects. The main functions of MyDVD are still easily accessible. When testing the drive’s capacity, it was able to overburn up to Founded inthis Taiwanese company got their start by manufacturing computer components like motherboards and video cards. Micro-Star International has been a favorite among computer enthusiasts for as long as I can remember.
MSI DR8-A – DVD±RW drive – IDE Series
Depending on what the drive is doing this LED will light up with different colors: The CD Winbench test mai as close as we can get to testing every day usage. System Requirements Details Operating System. It turned in some pretty good times without sacrificing writing quality or media compatibility.
The main interface is very different from what we saw on earlier versions of MyDVD. In our tests, the drive came close to reaching 12x with single layer data and video DVD-ROM’s and had some relatively good seek times. Cyber Monday Newegg: You can also start the record direct-to-Disc wizard from here. Of course, MSI didn’t stop there.
Along with some fairly good seek times, the drive had no problems reading pressed and CD-R at its rated speeds. Following in the footsteps of companies like ASUS and Gigabyte, MSI has started to expand into msu areas, including the growing optical storage industry. The DR8-A’s access time was also quite good.
For whatever reason though, the DR8-A’s seek times did get a little high with some of the recordable media. Otherwise, you can export it to a MyDVD project dr88 further customization. From start to finish, it took me only a few minutes to get it up and running. System Requirements OS Required.
It’s as easy as drag and drop.
Conclusion Over the years, we’ve taken a look at a number of MSI’s drives.