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Benq DW1655
4.8 out of 10

Benq DW1655

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BenQ DW1655 16x DVD±RW

12 March 2006
  • Conclusion: Last spring, I reviewed BenQ's first LightScribe enabled DVD writer, the DW1625. While the ability to burn images and text onto the tops of discs was impressive, the DW1625's performance left me wanting more. Fortunately, that wasn't the case with the DW1655.
  • Pros: Writes to DVD±R media at 16x, Writes to DVD+RW media at 8x, Writes to DVD-RW at 6x, Writes to DVD+R DL media at 8x, Writes to DVD-R DL media at 4x, Reads single layer DVD-ROM's at 16x, Reads DVD±R media at 16x, Reads DVD±RW and DVD±R DL media at 12x, Features 48x CD-R and 32x CD-RW writing speeds...
  • Cons: Not as fast as other drives when WOPC is enabled, Questionable writing quality with some DVD+R DL media, Cannot write to 2.4x DVD+R DL media at 8x, Has a 2048KB buffer, Documentation could be better
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Overall 8

DW1655 16x LightScribe DVD ReWriter

Pocket Lint
12 May 2006
Overall 8

BenQ DW1655

PC Advisor
15 March 2006
  • Summary: In the past we've associated BenQ with good-value products designed to sell quickly, rather than to produce top performance. The DW1655 suggests the manufacturer now has loftier aims.
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Expert Review

25 January 2006
  • Excerpt: After the DW1640 released several months ago, BenQ expands its optical storage range with yet another release, an upgrade to the DW1625, the DW1655. A quick look at the drive's specifications, will reveal that the main upgrades from the previous release are 16X for DVD -R up from 8X, 8X up from 4X...
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Expert Review

11 March 2006
  • Conclusion: Nie było sensu kończyć testów DW1655 gdyż napęd ten już raz został przetestowany. Jak to? Otóż mechanika DW1650 i DW1655 jest dokładnie taka sama. Różnica to obecność (fizyczna) jednego modułu w DW1655, którego nie ma (fizycznie) w DW1650.
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