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Samsung SH-S203N

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Features 9
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Samsung SH-S203N 20x DVD±RW/RAM

CDRLabs
6 February 2008
  • Conclusion: Last fall, I reviewed Samsung's first 20x DVD writer, the SH-S203B. Aimed squarely at enthusiasts, the drive offered an impressive mix of features and performance. With Samsung's new LightScribe enabled drive offering similar specs, I went into this review expecting much of the same from the SH-S203N. While the two drives are alike in many ways, there were a few performance aspects that kept the SH-S203N from getting top marks in our review.
  • Pros: Writes to DVD-R and DVD+R media at 20x, Writes to DVD+RW media at 8x, Writes to DVD-RW media at 6x, Writes to DVD+R DL media at 16x, Writes to DVD-R DL media at 12x, Reads and writes DVD-RAM media at 12x, 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, Good selection of writing and rewriting speeds, Low seek times, Features Super Link buffer underrun protection, Supp...
  • Cons: Questionable writing quality with Taiyo Yuden CD-R and some DVD±R DL media, Had a hard time reaching its rated speeds when reading pressed CD's, Reads CD-R media at only 40x, Slower than other drives when writing to CD-R media, Packet writes to CD-RW media at only 16x
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Expert Review

Tygodnik Komputerowy
17 March 2008
  • Excerpt: Z racji tego, iż na rynku pojawiają się coraz to nowe napędy tych samych producentów prawie niczym nie różniące się wzajemnie od siebie, postanowiliśmy w ramach eksperymentu wykonać mini-test urządzeń tego samego producenta, tego samego modelu, różniącego się tylko funkcją wypalania etykiet czyli LightScribe . W szranki z ostatnio przetestowanym Samsungiem SATA SH-S203D bez LS stanął tym razem Samsung SATA SH-S203N z LS .
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