Apart from that, both drives sport very similar specifications. This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. I created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them to our test discs with Nero. With an average writing time of 2: Thanks to its 8x writing speed, the drive took less than 18 minutes to burn 8GB of data.

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This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics. More importantly, the guide contains a set lg gsa-2166d instructions that take you step by step through the installation process. Each benchmark test has been run three times. When testing the drive’s capacity I found that the drive was able to overburn up to While it had the lowest number of errors, the scratches on the disc caused it to slow down considerably.

These instructions are pretty brief since there really isn’t much to lg gsa-2166d other than plug in a few cables and turn the computer on. While it doesn’t look like it, the GSAD is really writing at 5x. While this wasn’t enough to lg gsa-2166d the top spot in our transfer rate tests, its seek times were pretty good.

– LG GSAD USB Super-Multi DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

LG’s external DVD writer lg gsa-2166d supports a feature called “bitsetting. PowerProducer also allows you to set chapters within the video content and add your own custom menus, backgrounds, fonts and titles.


For most people, the “Quick Set-Up Guide” will be all they’ll need to get the drive up and running. This is pretty slow considering there are drives out there that can reach speeds as high as 16x. While LG has gone out of their way to provide a nice interface, the documentation is still in PDF format and will require you to install Adobe Acrobat before you can lg gsa-2166d them.

These discs did not seem to be supported by gsa-216d GSAD lg gsa-2166d the writing speed was limited to only 4x.

LG GSAD Support: Manuals, Warranty & More | LG U.S.A

From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated. You’re also lg gsa-2166d to get different results for single and dual layer discs.

By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors lg gsa-2166d high levels of jitter. Written by Karr Wang, this utility can lg gsa-2166d used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors on a disc.

The GSAD gave some mixed results in this test.

The Lg gsa-2166d on DVD. Many people consider InCD to be one of the best packet writing tools because of its simplicity and performance. Electronic format aside, the manual is a good example of what we’ve come to expect from LG.


GSA-2166D Support

Instead of erasing at 32x, the GSAD seemed to erase at only 16x. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them lg gsa-2166d at 16x with the DW Reading lg gsa-2166d media wasn’t a problem for the GSAD either. For this test I used Pure Funk.

Interlocking grooves on the tray and drive ensure a tight seal preventing entry of dust particles. Developed as a better alternative to markers and stick on labels, LightScribe lets users burn lg gsa-2166d and text onto the tops of specially coated discs.

Lastly, here are some results from our DVD-R test lg gsa-2166d. By looking at the screenshot you can see that the drive starts reading at about 3. At the lg gsa-2166d of gsa-1266d review, this is the only official firmware available for the GSAD.

The results were better with the 2.

When it came to lg gsa-2166d CD’s, LG’s new drive gave us some mixed results. Of course, whether you use it or not, these specs would certainly position the drives in a positive light. LG’s new drive did very well in our CD writing tests.