Oddly enough, this didn’t have any effect on readability. Right from the start, this wizard-based software gives you a number of options to select from. Once you’ve provided the necessary information, Nero will burn the data to disc. If you have autorun enabled, the menu pictured below will automatically come up when you insert the disc. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the GSA-H55L performs with the bundled software. The score given is an average of the three.

Uploader: Nezuru
Date Added: 14 August 2013
File Size: 57.22 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 95575
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs. While written at only 12x, hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l PI rate was fairly high throughout the entire disc. 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.

While the drive performed very well with both formats, it was considerably faster when writing to DVD-R discs, taking less hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l 5 minutes to burn an entire 4.

Check Asus and Marvell support sites for latest version. This tries to mimic the activities of a person loading these programs onto their own computer. From here you can choose gs-ah55l create a new movie disc, edit an existing one or transfer video directly to DVD.

Using the bundled software you can both create and burn LightScribe disc labels. So I run the update and it succeeded. By default the setup program will install the entire suite onto your h,-dt-st.


Hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l higher the hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l, the greater the chance that you’ll be able to recover your data if the disc becomes damaged.

For most people, the “Quick Set-Up Guide” will be all hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l need to get the drive up and running. For this test I randomly generated MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD.

HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H55L ATA Device__CD/DVD ROM Drive – Microsoft Community

As long as you’re not using the PDF copy protection, nearly any drive can be used to read a disc burned with SecurDisc. Until now, there were very few options, unless you wanted to hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine. Recently it notified me of Ver. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. The hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l that LG sent us for this review was manufactured in March of and had firmware version 1.

This time around, it took the drive only So what about writing quality? For DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: I just tried to update using Win XP safe mode.

This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. In this review we’ll gsa-n55l go hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l some of the basics and see how the GSA-H55L performs with the bundled software.


Each benchmark test has been run three times. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. While LG’s new dvdam drive has a few rough spots, it performed pretty well throughout most of hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l tests. LG flashers are screwed up. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD. The Movie on DVD.

By looking at the screenshot you can see that sga-h55l starts reading at 5. There hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l no link or menu entry for any firmware update.

HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H55L Firmware 1.06 download

Hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l the drive wrote tomost of our test media at its rated speed or better, only four types worked at 20x. While the number of errors was very low, the scratches on the disc caused it to slow down considerably.

However, if you want to verify the authenticity of the disc’s contents or access password protected files, you will need to install a compatible version of InCD hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-h55l InCD Reader. I still can take the LG burner back to BestBuy, and get some other instead.