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    Asus BW-16D1HT slow

    Hello everybody

    Does anyone have experience with the Asus BW-16D1HT (Blu-ray writer) drive? I have a new computer with 2 such drives. Although the maximum is set everywhere, the reading speed starts very low and in the best case reaches 20x in the end.
    My 8 year old Plextor drive is much faster ....

    I updated the firmware to 3.10

    Many greetings
    Armin


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    Hallo zusammen

    Hat jemand mit dem Laufwerk Asus BW-16D1HT (Blu-ray writer) erfahrung? Ich habe einen neuen Rechner mit 2 solchen Laufwerken. Obwohl überall maximal eingestellt ist, startet die Lesegeschwindigkeit sehr tief und erreicht im besten Fall gegen Ende 20x.
    Mein 8 Jahr altes Plextor Laufwerk ist viel schneller....

    Firmware Update habe ich gemacht auf 3.10

    Viele Grüsse
    Armin

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    Re: Asus BW-16D1HT slow


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    Re: Asus BW-16D1HT slow

    Old drives had a thicker lazer for reading the CD tracks, when DVD came out the lazer became thinner, and when BluRay the lazer became thinner again. It could be that old drives are better at reading CDs.

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