BenQ 1640 and 1620 Burns compared

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#1

Decided to see how much the two BenQ’s differ in burning ability, so I tested several different types of media on both and tried to keep them as equal an unbiased as possible. Nothing was rescanned and it was basically next disc in the pile. Both are stock FW with the exception of ala42’s MSCE Increase read speed. WOPC was enabled for all scans.

  1. BenQ 1640. BSKB FW. MCSE Patched. Overspeed was enabled except where stated on some -R media
  2. BenQ 1620. B7V9 FW. MCSE Patched.
    All disc’s were burned with Nero CD-DVD Speed.
    Please feel free to add your findings.

#2

Verbatim Branded MCC 004 DVD+R 16x.
Burned @16x.






#3

Verbatim Branded MCC 004 DVD+R 16x.
Burned @12x.






#4

Verbatim Branded MCC 02RG20 DVD-R 8x.
Burned @8x. 1640 Overspeed Off






#5

Taiyo Yuden Unbranded TYG03 DVD-R 16x.
Burned @16x. 1640 Overspeed Off
See 1620 scan Here




#6

Taiyo Yuden Unbranded TYG03 DVD-R 16x.
Burned @12x. 1640 Overspeed Off






#7

Taiyo Yuden Unbranded TYG03 DVD-R 16x.
Burned @8x. 1640 Overspeed Off






#8

Taiyo Yuden Unbranded TYG02 DVD-R 8x.
Burned @16x.






#9

I gotta say that it looks like the 1640 slightly outperforms the 1620 so far… though it lags somewhat in speed. But it’s really close, so close that media variance is probably the biggest difference maker. IMHO.

Q.


#10

YUDEN000 T02 Fujifilm DVD+R 8x.
Burned @16x






#11

YUDEN000 T02 Fujifilm DVD+R 8x.
Burned @12x






#12

YUDEN000 T02 Fujifilm DVD+R 8x.
Burned @8x






#13

Phillips C16 Fujifilm DVD+R 16x
Burned @12x. 16x isn’t worth it.






#14

Maxell RG03 DVD-R 8x. MIJ
Burned@ 8x, 1640 Overspeed off.






#15

I goofed with the TYG02 and the 1640. Thought I had burned 12x and 8x but I guess I didn’t. Will add later.:slight_smile:


#16

Taiyo Yuden Unbranded TYG02 DVD-R 8x.
Burned @12x.






#17

Taiyo Yuden Unbranded TYG02 DVD-R 8x.(103)
Burned @8x.
That’s all the media I have.:slight_smile:






#18

Nice “review” crossg. :slight_smile:


#19

W O W !!! Superb comparison scans … thanx, crossg. :slight_smile:

Btw … wth happened wtih that BQ 1620 TYG02 12x burn? Is that from the same burner that’s been producing all your other arse kicking scans posted in the 1620 media thread? Hehe … just seems way off the chart in comparison to the ‘usual’ burns I see you post everyday. Cheers! :slight_smile:


#20

That is a lot of burns.
Thanks for this posting crossg, there is some good stuff there.
Most of those burns don’t show a nickels worth of difference between the drives.
You have two good drives by the looks of things.