Benq DW1600/1620 - writing/bruning at 16x speeds?

ok …we all know…MAC , SEN and me ( all from singapore ) tested and tried the BeNQ DW1620/1600…and so far how many sets can write consitently at 16x??..none…even on BenQ 8x+R media also not able to …max was 12x…

Nero burn at 12 x only!! :(…see time 6:55 for BenQ 8x+R…where is 16X speed??..

even TY 8x+R media is not able to write at 16X…

so what i did…i called service center up and a guy robin answered…told him our story and guess what he say…" You should use the IDE cable that comes with the DVD writer"
i was like hur???..over the phone…and i told him all cables the same…he say no no…our cable is special bundle…

i was like ok…give you the benefit of doubt…i will test your benq cable tonight…

MAC…SEN…try the cable that comes with the drive…see can write at 16X or not…:laugh: :laugh:

so …fellow forumer at CD Freaks…any one has managed to attain 16x speed using their Benq8x+R media??..

PS btw i using all 80 wire IDE cable…

i want to see 16x speed on +r media like what CDrinfo did!!!
source of table : CDrInfohere

I have burned 16x on ricohR02, yuden 02 , I have burned 12x on mcc003, I have never seen benQ media for sale in any store in my city I live in USA.

yup. Same here. 5min 50sec. Posted the results here:

http://club.cdfreaks.com/showthread.php?t=105328&page=2&pp=25&highlight=1620

eleewhm: Nero will show the speed you choose, regardless of the actual burning speed. I think you know that. There is a fix for this. This reg entry will force Nero to show the correct burning speed:

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ahead\Nero - Burning Rom\Recorder]
“ShowSingleRecorderSpeed”=dword:00000001

This works great. Try it. :slight_smile:

i know thanks!!!

ok did the following test…on BenQ8X+R Daxzon AZ2

ok here goes

BenqDW1620 on Primary Master Primary Slave no drives.
Using the bundle "SPECIAL"IDE cable that came with the drive…
and BenQ 8X+R Media
Data Size : 4.36 GB

Test 1 : 10:55 …crap…:mad: 8x
Test 2 : 6:37 …crap …not 16 x yet…12 x niah or is it 13x??..
Test 3 : 6:20… at last… 16x
Test 4 : 6:12 … again 16x

Nero screen capture…

Test 1 : too crappy no need capture…:mad: :mad:

Test 2 : not song…6:37 …crap …not 16 x yet…12 x niah or isit 13x??..

Test 3 : a bit song…6:20… at last… 16x

Test 4 : maybe si be song…but wiat i burn next disc again 16 x then i Kan Si Lang Song…6:12 … again 16x

updates

All disc burnt with 4.36Gb data
Speed Setting in Nero : Max Speed

Disc 1 : BenQ 8X +R Media ( so called can go up to 16X ) Time : 6:55 ( 16x?? naaa…TDK can do better than this timmings…)
Disc 2 : Verbatim 2.4X -R coaster - user issue…
Disc 3 : Verbatim 2.4X -R ok Time : 25:16 expected cause 2.4x media niah
Disc 4 : Verbatim 2.4X -R ok Time : 26:10 expected cause 2.4x media niah
Disc 5 : PioData 8X -R ( R05 ) ok Time : 8:17 ( 8x ) expected 8 x max…on this code
Disc 6 : TY8X +R ( YUDEN000T02 ) ok Time : 7:30 ( 8x ) …knn…16x where??..

Below disc all Benq 8X +R Media base on Firmware it is suppose to be able to burn up to 16X
Disc 7 : BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 10:55 ( where is 16??. )
Disc 8: BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 6:37 ( where is 16??. )
Disc 9 : BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 6:20 ( 16x?? Plextor is doing this at 12x )
Disc 10 : BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 6:12 ( 16X?? ) i only saw the last few % hit 15x and above…

ur test 2 the data size is not 4.37gb.i guess thats why u did not hit the 14-16x speed range.

Almost full size, cos i loaned him my DVD with the whole Naruto series & he backup a few sets. :iagree:

4466MB in 6:54min. not 16x, but 12x :frowning:


Excellent quality. :bow:

Almost 15x :slight_smile:
platinum 8x media (RicohJPN-R02)

16x 12x the difference is only 30-40 sec lets not fight over so small a time, but the last scans look very nice :smiley:

i want quality anytime over speed :slight_smile:

Nice speed there, is it a flashed DW1600 or true DW1620? August made?

Seems like those August made DW1600 (flashed) are more likely to overspeed at 12x instead of 16x.

hopefully the new firmware to be released soon will take care of some of this issues…

ok…so far only 2 of my burnts have hit i would say sub 6 mins speed…aka 16x speeds…

it’s a flashed DW1600, don’t know the date but the original firmware was B5C9, so i dont think it’s a very new drive :wink:

going to try again tonight on new firmware…

another burn

latest burn :
Format DVD+R 8X OEM TY
Media : YUDEN000-T02-00 @MAX speend
Software : DVD Decrypter Version 3.5.1
Data : ISO file : 4.6 GB
Time took : 6:39…not 16x again…:mad:

I 11:16:44 DVD Decrypter Version 3.5.1.0 started!
I 11:16:44 Microsoft Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600 : Service Pack 2)
I 11:16:44 Initialising SPTI…
I 11:16:44 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices…
I 11:16:44 Found 1 CD-ROM, 1 DVD-ROM and 1 DVD±RW!
I 11:18:46 Operation Started!
I 11:18:46 Source File: I:\Anime\GhostinTheSheelSACVol1\GITS_SAC_1.iso
I 11:18:46 Source File Sectors: 2,264,965 (MODE1/2048)
I 11:18:46 Source File Size: 4,638,648,320 bytes
I 11:18:46 Destination Device: [0:0:0] BENQ DVD DD DW1620 B7K9 (D:) (ATA)
I 11:18:46 Destination Media Type: DVD+R (Disc ID: YUDEN000-T02-00) (Speeds: 2.4x, 4x, 8x, 12x, 16x)
I 11:18:47 Destination Media Sectors: 2,295,104
I 11:18:47 Write Mode: DVD
I 11:18:47 Write Speed: MAX
I 11:18:47 Test Mode: No
I 11:18:47 BURN-Proof: Enabled
I 11:18:47 Filling Buffer…
I 11:18:48 Writing LeadIn…
I 11:19:00 Writing Image…
I 11:25:01 Synchronising Cache…
I 11:25:02 Closing Track…
I 11:25:05 Finalising Disc…
I 11:25:26 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:06:39
I 11:25:26 Average Write Rate: 12,548 KB/s (9.1x) - Maximum Write Rate: 17,980 KB/s (13.0x)

Kprobe Scans :…bezt…!!!

anyone hi 16X so far consitently??

ok i have hit 16x finally with the new firmware B7K9

Summary

MY Quest for 16X speed on the BenQ DW1620
All disc burnt with 4.36Gb data
Speed Setting in Nero : Max Speed

Disc 1 : BenQ 8X +R Media ( so called can go up to 16X ) Time : 6:55 ( 16x?? naaa…TDK can do better than this timmings…)
Disc 2 : Verbatim 2.4X -R coaster - user issue…
Disc 3 : Verbatim 2.4X -R ok Time : 25:16 expected cause 2.4x media niah
Disc 4 : Verbatim 2.4X -R ok Time : 26:10 expected cause 2.4x media niah
Disc 5 : PioData 8X -R ( R05 ) ok Time : 8:17 ( 8x ) expected 8 x max…on this code
Disc 6 : TY8X +R ( YUDEN000T02 ) ok Time : 7:30 ( 8x ) …knn…16x where??..

Below disc all Benq 8X +R Media base on Firmware it is suppose to be able to burn up to 16X

Disc 7 : BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 10:55 ( where is 16??. )
Disc 8: BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 6:37 ( where is 16??. )
Disc 9 : BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 6:20 ( 16x?? Plextor is doing this at 12x )
Disc 10 : BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 6:12 ( 16X?? ) i only saw the last few % hit 15x and above…
Disc 11 : BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 7:05 ( 12X?? )
New Firmware Flashed B7K9…
Disc 12 : BenQ 8X +R Media Time : 6:32 ( 12X?? )
Disc 13 : OEM TY : Disc ID: YUDEN000-T02-00 Time : 6:39 ( 12X?? )
Disc 14 : That’s 8X + R Disc ID: YUDEN000-T02-00 Time : 5:45( 16x )
Disc 15 : That’s 8X + R Disc ID: YUDEN000-T02-00 Time : 5:51( 16x )
Disc 16 : BenQ 8X +R Media 25pc spindle Time : 5:59( 16x )

Nero updated to 6.3.1.25

Disc 17 : BenQ 8X +R Media Jewel Case Time : 5:51( 16x )
Disc 18 : TDK 8X +R Media Jewel Case Time : 5:53( 16x )

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