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    DVD Burner Roundup Review
    Author: Alan Wong
    Date Posted: November 9th, 2003
    TDK IndiDVD 440N SLRating: SLRating: 6/10
    Memorex Dual-X Dual Format DVD Recorder SLRating: SLRating: 9.5/10
    LG GSA-4040B Super Multi DVD Writer SLRating: SLRating: 8/10
    Bottom Line: Prices of DVD Burners are now dropping dramatically making them more affordable than ever before. We reviewed Dual Format DVD Burners from TDK, Memorex and LG. Although the prices for these burners are similar performance varied significantly. Read on to find out which one out performed the others in our official review.......

    Find the lowest price for this product Memorex Dual-X Dual Format DVD Recorder
    Find the lowest price for this product TDK IndiDVD 440N
    Find the lowest price for this product LG GSA-4040B Super Multi DVD Writer
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    DVD±RW and DVD-RAM Burning

    2.4x DVD+RW Burning:

    Memorex came in the lead again. It managed to finish burning 42 seconds faster than the TDK 440N and 43 seconds faster than the LG GSA-4040B. To my surprise, the LG and TDK are pretty much evenly matched when burning DVD+RWs at 2.4x.

    2x DVD-RW and DVD-RAM Burning:

    We decided to add in the DVD-RAM burn speed in with the 2x DVD-RW burn speed, since they are the most similar (due to the fact that both are supported by DVDForum).

    When burning DVD-RWs at 2x, LG came ahead of the Memorex by 26 seconds. This was quite amazing, since Memorex had beaten the LG in burning 4x DVD+R and 2.4x DVD+RW. The GSA-4040B performed quite poorly, finishing at 39 minutes 10 seconds. Burning DVD-RAM is not fast at all and not widely supported, which makes it practically useless. Burning DVD+RWs or DVD-RWs seems to be a better alternative, since its is faster to burn, is erasable, and is very widely accepted.

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    1. Introduction
    2. TDK IndiDVD 440N
    3. Memorex Dual-X Dual Format DVD Recorder
    4. LG GSA-4040B Super Multi DVD Writer
    5. Test Set Up
    6. Benchmarking: Nero CD-DVD Speed
    7. Benchmarking: DVD±R Burning
    8. Benchmarking: DVD±RW and DVD-RAM Burning
    9. Conclusions

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