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Samsung SH-S182D
4.7 out of 10

Samsung SH-S182D

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

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung SH-S182D

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Overall 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0

Samsung SH-S182D 18x DVD±RW/RAM

CDRLabs
4 October 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.
  • 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 48...
  • 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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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
  • 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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