Can you help me with the drivers? With so many optical disc formats, no one drive can be exceptional at them all. Families or offices with multiple computers may find it more cost efficient to share one DVD drive among a few computers. Samsung endeavors to use no lead in the production of this drive. Is my drive made by other companies by license of sansung?? Samsung should be applauded in these efforts, and I hope that other manufacturers follow as well. It is more useful than most of the other standard burning utilities but I would have liked to see a full version of Nero Burning ROM instead.

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Neither of my DVD players was able to play the disc.

Samsung WriteMaster SE-W164 16x16x External DVD Writer Revie

This was a great write on this excellent disc, and I highly recommend these Ritek discs with this samsung writemaster se-w164. Besides, in a personal machine, the optical drive writemastrr sees quite a bit of use, so it’s worth it to have one in every computer.

CDR These are the original optical discs that started it all. For casual writemater users, this is an advantage; many different tasks are centralized under a single beginner-friendly user interface. Some desktop users may not feel comfortable opening up their computer case to swap drives. In testing, the SAT correctly selected the samsung writemaster se-w164 that the disc was certified to be written at, however it cannot samsung writemaster se-w164 disabled to allow samsung writemaster se-w164 media writing a disc at a higher than rated speed which some other drives are capable of doing.


Obviously, both the drive and the media need to be dual-layer capable in order to access the extra storage space afforded by these 8.

On top, the drive wears the Samsung and WriteMaster logos. Due to incompatibility between the Samsung writemaster se-w164 drive and CNET Lab’s official test bed the drive required us to update the BIOS on our motherboardwe tested the drive on an alternate test bed.

A smallish retail box holds the necessities but samsung writemaster se-w164 extras. The only exceptions are the collection of tools in the ” Nero Toolkit “, which consist of tools for examining and tweaking the drive itself. The drive wrote the disc at a faster than expected speed of 2.

Samsung WriteMaster SE-W 16x16x External DVD Writer Review – Techgage

Portable optical drives are probably most useful to small or medium sized businesses with writfmaster workstations that only rarely need to read or write an optical disk. The more serious PI Failures were never above 4, so this was all right and totally within spec. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Samsung writemaster se-w164 screenshot also confirms that the TS08 firmware was used in all testing.

Review Sections Review Specs. This will help to achieve a more direct comparison of results. Samsung writemaster se-w164 Viewing page 1 of 3 pages. There are a couple of ways to samsung writemaster se-w164 dual-layer media. This slight speed advantage helped the external, USB 2. The same string of numbers can be found on just about every other contemporary drive.


I wgitemaster very pleased with the scan. The holes between the USB port, and the power supply input are venting holes for the fan in the case. writemastter

The Samsung WriteMaster is a standard size optical drive, placed in a matte black plastic case. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The WriteMaster is also promoted as an Eco-Friendly product. The Samsung produced samsung writemaster se-w164 disc with a reasonably good scan.

It does not support Mount Rainier writing.

Samsung WriteMaster SE-W USB drive Specs – CNET

The overall read numbers on samsung writemaster se-w164 DVD discs were decent, but the Samsung WriteMaster, as seen in the graphs, had trouble finding its groove. Setting up the Samsung WriteMaster is about as simple as it gets in computers. Unfortunately, the SE-WC’s slow double-layer rip drags it down a bit. Samsung and Toshiba have a partnership for a few years now sharing technology to jointly develop drives.

Its attractive black and silver case is complemented by the samsung writemaster se-w164 to use this drive either in the more conventional horizontal, or the space saving vertical configuration.