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4.7 out of 10

Sony DRX-800UL

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Reviews and Problems with Sony DRX-800UL

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Overall 7

"Drive itself should get a 9 or 10 rating but Nero lowers score."

jmitro, CNET
21 November 2005
  • Pros: Windows XP easily recognizes and installs drive.
  • Cons: Nero software
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Overall 8

"No problems yet"

welchrock, CNET
15 October 2005
  • Pros: Sleek design, high burning speed, 2-ways to put on desk
  • Cons: Loud, sometimes sounds as if it has problems spinning up to speed
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Overall 9

"Just Great"

fhabib, CNET
27 September 2005
  • Pros: Installation and use can not be easier. The performance is great. I tried more than 10 medai brands, and all work nicely. The nero software is an additional value.
  • Cons: could not figure out one yet
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Overall 3

"dont buy it"

jdintino, CNET
31 July 2005
  • Pros: looks nice
  • Cons: hangs up, lots of errors, dose not work well with other drives wasted many blank disks
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Overall 3

"A Headache And A Half"

spazmcdougal, CNET
2 July 2005
  • Pros: Looks nice, stylish
  • Cons: Laggy, locks up on big burns, poor support for Nero
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Overall 8
Value for money 8
Reliability 10
Ease of setup 10

Sony DRX 800UL External DVD Writer

matt_fant..., Ciao
23 March 2006
  • Excerpt: "...most things, claiming (in the Sony documentation) to work with: DVD-R/-R DL/-RW, DVD+R/DVD+R DL/+RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, CD-DA, CD-ROM (XA), CD Extra, Video CD, Photo CD*, CD Text, multi-session (!) I've used the DRX-700UL on some CDR's and some DVD+R's (4.7GB) and have had no problems, no burning or buffer errors (the drive has a 2MB buffer). It can record up to 8.5GB capacity on one Double/ Dual Layer disc, but I just happened to find some DVD+R's ...
  • Pros: It's a Sony, so quality and style are excellent .  .  .
  • Cons: It's a Sony, so it's a bit more expensive .  .  .
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