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Samsung SH-S182D

DVD+R 18X, DVD-R 18X Writing DVD+R dual layer 8X, DVD-R dual lay Read more

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Blazing specs but where is the media?

Consumer Electronics Net
11 August 2006
  • Excerpt: The Writemaster SH S182D is a triple-format EIDE/ATAPI drive that supports DVD-RAM recording as well as the more popular DVD+RW and DVD-RW recording formats. The drive, the latest in Samsung's line of internal optical media storage solutions, is targeted at IT professionals and businesses that perform backup tasks on daily or weekly schedules and need multiple DVD recording format support, as well as home users who need to backup the huge amounts of data being generated...
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Overall 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0

Samsung SH-S182D 18x DVD±RW/RAM

CDRLabs
7 August 2006
  • Conclusion: Earlier this year, I reviewed one of Samsung's first "Super-Multi" drives, the SH-S162L. While affordably priced, the drive offered a good mix of features and performance. With the SH-S182D, Samsung has brought much of the same to the table. However, they've upped the ante, adding things like 18x DVD±R and 12x DVD-RAM writing speeds. While welcome additions, there were a few performance aspects that kept the SH-S182D from getting top marks in our review.
  • Pros: Writes to DVD-R and DVD+R media at 18x, Writes to DVD+RW media at 8x, Writes to DVD-RW media at 6x, Writes to DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL media at 8x, Reads and writes DVD-RAM media at 12x, Reads single layer DVD-ROM's at 16x, Reads DVD±R media at 12x, Reads DVD±RW and DVD±R DL media at 8x, Features 48x CD-R and 32x CD-RW writing speeds, Good selection of writing and rewriting speeds, Low seek times, Features Super Link buffer underrun protection, Supports bitsetting for DV...
  • Cons: Questionable writing quality with some DVD±R DL media, Slower than other drives when writing to DVD-RW, DVD+RW and CD-RW media, Cannot write to 8x DVD±R media at 16x, Reads CD-R media at only 40x, Has a 2048KB buffer
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Overall 8
8.3

Samsung SH-S182D

PC Pro
22 September 2006
  • Excerpt: Samsung's SH-S182D is the first 18x DVD writer we've seen at PC Pro, and our tests saw it reach an impressive 18.2x towards the outer edge of our DVD+R disc, giving it an unprecedented average burning speed of 13.2x. This impressive burning rate meant that a full 4.7GB single-layer DVD+R burned in a little over five-and-a-half minutes.
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Overall 8
8.3

Samsung SH-S182D

PC Authority
19 August 2006
  • Summary: Take the ultimate DVD drive and remove one feature. Now up the speed. Now drop the price.
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Overall 7
7.2
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Functionality 8
8.0
Equipment 8
8.0

Expert Review

CDRinfo
18 August 2006
  • Conclusion: It's been some time now since we tested the world's first 18X burner from Plextor and now again we had the opportunity to put another 18X burner through its paces, the SH-S182D from Samsung. The drive supports the high DVD±R DL writing speed of 8X and the newest 12X DVD-RAM media. At 48X reading speed with CD media in comparison to other drives, we found the SH-S182D a good reader, probably the fastest out there, with a more than capable CD error correction mechanism.
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Overall 9
9.0

Samsung SH-S182D

Komputer for alle
19 August 2006
  • Summary: Uanset om du hører til dem, der brænder stakkevis af dvder og bare ikke kan få det hurtigt nok, eller er helt nybegynder og gerne vil i gang på en billig måde, så er Samsungs nye dvd-brænder ideel til formålet. Tophastigheden er 18x (24,3 MB i sekundet), hvilket svarer til, at SH-S182D kan brænde 4,7 GB data på en plus- eller minus-skive på lige under fire minutter.
  • Pros: Billig, Hurtig, Støjsvag, Medfølgende software
  • Cons: Installationsguide
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Expert Review

CDRLab.pl
6 August 2006
  • Conclusion: Ostatnimi czasy Samsung potrafi zaskakiwać - w poprzednim modelu SH-W163A mieliśmy do czynienia z interfejsem SATA, a tym razem w testowanym SH-182D jest to zapis płyt DVD+R/-R z prędkością 18x oraz DVD-RAM @ 12x. Co prawda tę prędkości nie są niczym nowym, gdyż Plextor przedstawił jako swoje rozwiązanie jakiś czas temu model PX - 760A, jednakże na korzyść Samsunga wypada wspomniana obsługa DVD-RAM, kolejny model z tej serii - SH-S182M - dodatkowo będzie oferował...
  • Pros: Jakość zapisu mogła by być lepsza, Brak możliwości pomiaru jakości PIE/PIF, Dobra jakość zapisu tylko na niektórych płytach, Przeciętne czasy zapisu DVD±RW oraz DVD±R9, Przeciętne wyniki kopiowania CD i DVD
  • Cons: Krótkie czasy zapisu DVD±R, Odczyt i zapis CD-R 870MB, Dobre mechanizmy korekcji, Sprawna obsługa zabezpieczonych płyt, Szybki zrzut materiału audio, Krótkie czasy dostępu i rozpoznawania nośników
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