~~~ The Big BenQ/Philips Fun Competition ~~~

Objective: A fun competition to witness a thorough performance of each BenQ drives, in all aspects and categories. Remember the keyword is “FUN” and “ALL” (all categories for all of us).

Contestant: All BenQ/Philips drives including retail, OEM and rebadged.

Category:

[ul]
[li]Write Quality on all kinds of CD/DVD media<O:p</O:p[/li][li]Read Speed<O:p</O:p[/li][li]Advanced:[/li][list]
[li]99 mins CD-R overburning<O:p</O:p[/li][li]4600MB DVD+R overburning[/li][li]Reading</FONT> overburned and GigaRec discs<O:p</O:p[/li][/ul]
[li]Features: media compatibility, specifications and others<O:p</O:p[/li][/list]Rules:<O:p</O:p

[ul]
[li]All media must be burn in a BenQ/Philips drives with any kind of software<O:p</O:p[/li][li]All burned must be scan in a BenQ drives with Nero CD-DVD Speed at 8x CAV for DVDs and “max” for CDs.<O:p</O:p[/li][li]You can use stock or modified firmware<O:p</O:p[/li][li]Burn size (minimum):<O:p</O:p[/li][list]
[li]CD-R/RW: 600MB<O:p</O:p[/li][li]DVD±R/RW: 4464MB (4.36GB)<O:p</O:p[/li][li]DVD±R DL: 7800MB (7.60GB)[/li][/ul]
[/list]Scoring system

[ul]
[li]Quality scans will be calculated based on (in order of importance):[/li][list]
[li]PIF average, max, total<O:p</O:p[/li][li]Jitter average<O:p</O:p[/li][li]PIE average, max, total<O:p</O:p[/li][/ul]
[li]Read Speed will be calculated based on:[/li]

[ul]
[li]Max and average read speed<O:p</O:p[/li][/ul]
[li]Advanced and Features categories will be determine on discussions or evidence (scan, image, reference, etc).[/li][/list]
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(% weight)

</TD><TD class=xl26 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; WIDTH: 197pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” width=262> Note</TD></TR><TR style=“HEIGHT: 12.75pt” height=17><TD class=xl27 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” height=17>A

</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> Write Quality</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” align=right x:num>60

</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> This is the most important feature</TD></TR><TR style=“HEIGHT: 12.75pt” height=17><TD class=xl27 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” height=17>B

</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> Read Speed</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” align=right x:num>15

</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> Some people needs a fast ripper</TD></TR><TR style=“HEIGHT: 12.75pt” height=17><TD class=xl27 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” height=17>C

</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> Advanced</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” align=right x:num>15

</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> Special features that benefit us</TD></TR><TR style=“HEIGHT: 12.75pt” height=17><TD class=xl27 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” height=17>D

</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> Features</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” align=right x:num>10

</TD><TD class=xl25 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> Other aspects that makes the drives better</TD></TR><TR style=“HEIGHT: 12.75pt” height=17><TD class=xl24 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 0.5pt solid; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” height=17> </TD><TD class=xl24 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”> Total</TD><TD class=xl24 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent” align=right x:num>100

</TD><TD class=xl24 style=“BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: windowtext; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 0.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent”></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>

The rules and ranking system are subject to change based on discussions in this thread.

I will start first. :slight_smile:

This is for the Write Quality Category (8x DVD+R)

BenQ DW1655 FW BCHB (stock firmware)
YUDEN000T02 @8x
SB OFF/OS OFF/WOPC OFF

And this is for the Read Speed Category (DVD-R DL).

BenQ DW1655 BCHB (speedpatched with MCSE)
Media: Verbatim DVD-R DL (MKM01RG30), burned with Nero “Create Disc”.

Ave: 9.08x
Max: 12.10x
Time: 11.55 mins

My turn… Write Quality Category (12x)
Drive : Retail DW1650
Media : MIT MCC004 16x rated media
Burn Speed : 12x
SB/WOPC/OS : All OFF
Firmware : TDB’s BCHC

Forgot to save the create disc screen-shot but i include the ‘show write speed’ for proof.


EXCELLENT!!! :clap: :bow:

BenQ DW1655 (retail)
Firmware version = BCDB
Verbatim branded MCC 03RG20 @ 16x
WOPC = Off
SB Known = Off
SB Unknown = Off
OS = Off




Well since I do not have any Taiyo Yuden this will have to do

http://club.cdfreaks.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=83880&stc=1


WOPC OFF SB OFF OS OFF Firmware is Stock BEFB used internally on BenQ 1640 Burst Rate 38MBs.
http://club.cdfreaks.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=83881&stc=1


Category: Write Quality/DVD
MID: TYG02 (0211)
Type: DVD-R 8x rated
Burned With: CD-DVD Speed 4.51.3
Burned as: Nero Create Data Disc
Burned at: 16x speed
Drive/Firmware: BenQ 1620/B7W9
WOPC-OFF

Category: Write Quality/CD-R
MID: Taiyo Yuden
Type: CD-R 52x rated (Maxell Branded)
Burned With: CD-DVD Speed 4.51.3
Burned as: Nero Create Data Disc
Burned at: 32x speed
Drive/Firmware: BenQ 1620/B7W9
Scanning Speed: Max.
WOPC-ON

Category: Write Quality/DVD
MID: TYG02 (0106)
Type: DVD-R 8x rated
Burned With: CD-DVD Speed 4.51.3
Burned as: Nero Create Data Disc
Burned at: 12x speed
Drive/Firmware: BenQ 1650/BCFC
WOPC-OFF

Category:MOST COLORFUL
MID: TYG02 (0211)
Type: DVD-R 8x rated
Burned With: CD-DVD Speed 4.51.3
Burned as: Nero Create Data Disc
Burned at: 16x speed
Drive/Firmware: BenQ 1655/BCGB
WOPC-OFF

Delete. I’ll post later.

I am using 4 different BenQ models 1620,1640,1650 and 1655 for this competition so I will be posting results from all 4 models.

Category: Write Quality/DVD
MID: TYG02 (0106)
Type: DVD-R 8x rated
Burned With: CD-DVD Speed 4.51.3
Burned as: Nero Create Data Disc
Burned at: 16x speed
Drive/Firmware: BenQ 1650/BCFC
WOPC-OFF

amadeo you need a burn size of at least 4464mb.

We can relax the rules if everyone agrees but I will post in the rules thread.

Keep it :clap: :bow:

Here is my reponse to the rookie :wink: :bow:
Category: Write Quality/DVD
MID: YUDEN000 T002 Silver Lacquer(0041)
Type: DVD+R 8x rated
Burned With: CD-DVD Speed 4.51.3
Burned as: Nero Create Data Disc
Burned at: 12x speed
Drive/Firmware: BenQ 1650/BCFC
WOPC-OFF

Category: Write Quality/DVD
MID: MAXELL 003
Type: DVD+R 16x rated
Burned With: CD-DVD Speed 4.51.3
Burned as: Nero Create Data Disc
Burned at: 16x speed
SB/OS:ON
Drive/Firmware: BenQ 1655/BCGB
WOPC:OFF

Category: Write Quality/DVD
MID: Verbatim MCC 004
Type: DVD+R 16x rated
Burned With: CD-DVD Speed 4.51.3
Burned as: Nero Create Data Disc
Burned at: 16x speed
SB:ON
Drive/Firmware: BenQ 1655/BCGB
WOPC:OFF/OS:OFF