By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. Act like your business depends on them Backups: While this wasn’t enough to top the drives from Lite-On and Plextor, it had no problems reaching a maximum transfer speed of 48x in our tests. The look of LG’s “Super Multi” drives hasn’t changed much over the last few years. View our privacy policy before signing up. Using this feature, you can check to see if your data has been altered due to the physical decay of the media.

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From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated. Using the bundled software you can both create and burn LightScribe disc labels.

We did this to our discs, but they still weren’t readable in our Pioneer drive.

LG GSA-H55L Review: – Servers & Storage – DVD Burners – PC World Australia

It was read back in 14min, which is 6min more than it took when it was in perfect condition. Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it. Installing Nero 7 Essentials is pretty straightforward.

Some even slow down to read single layer DVD-Video discs. While written at only 12x, the PI rate was fairly high throughout the entire disc. Next to the jumper block is the analog audio connector.


Unfortunately, like the LHA1H, it came up short of this mark. Each benchmark test has been run sga times. All the single-layer discs we created were readable in the H55L and also in older-generation drives such our Pioneer D.

With features and specs like this, it’s hard not to be impressed by LG’s new “Super-Multi” drive. With a speed rating of 20x for single-layer DVDs and 48x for CDs, the drive can get quite lf when operating at its maximum speeds and we did feel some vibration through our Lian Li PC test enclosure.

LG Super Multi DVD Rewriter IDE 20x DVDRW Gsa-h55l

If you don’t want to install everything, select the custom installation. By fully utilizing the empty space on a disc, the technology can greatly increase your chances of reading a damaged disc. LG Electronics Provided By: Encrypted discs are only accessible with a signature key or a password.

Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov h55, According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label. You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD.


Since the introduction of their first radio inthe company has grown to become one of the world’s top electronics manufacturers, offering everything from large home appliances to tiny mobile phones. When protected by SecurDisc, PDF’s can only be read ga the original DVD and cannot be copied to other media without the correct duplication password.


However, there is still room for improvement, especially when writing to DVD-R media at 20x. This gave LG’s new “Super-Multi” drive an average writing speed of about Until now, there were very few options, unless you wanted to shell out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine.

For security, Nero’s SecurDisc feature allows burnt discs to be encrypted either with a password or a digital signature. From here, the manual jumps into the physical installation of the drive. This time around, it took the drive only While LG’s new “Super-Multi” drive has a few rough spots, it performed pretty well throughout most of our tests. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep.

When it comes to features, LG’s new drive definitely delivers.

PowerDVD offers a complete set of navigation commands, including features like multi-angle viewing, dual subtitle display, digital zoom and parental controls. How long does it take to print a label?