I currently have a Benq DW1640 and a Sony DRU820a but I want to get rid of the sony 'cause it can’t scan. I have only two choices for the replacement: Benq DW1650 and Lite-on 160p6s both with the same price.
I’ve read that Lite-on can scan discs burnt by other recorders and that’s attractive to me but I still want it to have good burn quality with the media I usually use.I also consider the ability to read poor burnt/scartched CD/DVDs useful. and I’ve heard that Lite-on doesn’t read DVD+R/DVD-R as fast as Benq, moreover I love my DW1640 and I’ve read that DW1650 is very much similar to it.
so which one do you think I should get?
I mostly use CMC E01 and Ritek R03 along with some Tayu Yuden TYG02 all @ 8X and have little use for DL or DVD-RAM.
P.S. my DW1640 BSLB does a nice job with CMC E01; it would be nice to see the new dirve have similar performance with this MID.