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Asus CRW-3212A and Yamaha CRW3200E-VK in the test: Nero's favorites in the battle for the hot iron

Asus CRW-3212A and Yamaha CRW3200E-VK in the test: Nero's favorites in the battle for the hot iron

Write CD-RW

The writing of CD-RWs has recently become more and more important, which is why a fast A smooth and smooth process is always more important.

Write CD-RW

At first glance, the Asus model seems to be much faster here, but this is due to the higher speed, which is why it is difficult to compare these values ​​with one another. The old HP model is far behind, although this burner only had to burn 650MB, as the 700MB CD-RW blank from Asus could not be written to, which can be traced back to the old RW technology, because slightly modified blanks are used for every burn speed above 4x that can only be used for speeds over 4x. In principle, the same amount of time is required to completely erase CD-RWs as it is to write, which in itself is also logical.

Read

Read audio

When reading audio The Asus 3212A model has the edge on CDs, while the Yamaha 3200E burner does not quite keep what it promises, which is due to the fact that the Yamaha burner only reaches the full reading speed of 40 times with an 80 minute CD. It is surprising here that the Asus 50x CD-ROM drive as well as the HP 9100 8/4/32 burner operate well below the target speed.

Read data

In this test, all four drives show that they can achieve the specified speed. The two Asus models should certainly be emphasized here, as they worked well beyond their stated maximum. The Yamaha model is also above the advertised 40x, if only slightly, while the HP burner here is even slightly below the specified 32x.

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