For the last few years, Lite-On has been content to release drive after drive, with a speed bump or two being the only real difference between each generation. The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get to testing every day usage. A little editorial note here. While this helped give the drive an impressive overall score, its access time wasn’t as low as the other drives. For this test I used a pressed CD containing one Mode 1 data track. Once you’ve created your LightScribe label, you’re ready to print it.

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The two drives not only share the same bezel design, but many of the same logos. I also have to give Lite-On credit for including a section on LightScribe. Lite-On’s new writer performed very well shm-165h6e reading pressed CD’s. Keep in mind this option not only changes the level of detail, it also affects the amount of time shn-165h6s takes to print the label. So what about writing quality?

Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. The first section goes over the drive’ssupported formats, recording modes, and system requirements. However, I would have liked to have seen a little more drive specific information. A little editorial note here.

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For DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: An alternative to markers and stick on labels, LightScribe lets you ddrw graphics and text onto the tops of specially coated discs.

The disc is For these tests, Hyper Tuning and OverSpeed were left disabled. Looking at the other scores, you can see that the drive’s seek times were also relatively good. Once you reboot, you’ll be ready to start burning your own discs.

Is it nothing more than a marketing gimmick or does it really work? Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. To find out, we’ll take a closer look at this technology in the performance section of this review. When it came to writing CD’s, Lite-On’s new drive gave us some mixed results.

Lite-On’s new drive did pretty well in our DVD read tests. We have a computer that is used only for testing hardware.

This tries to mimic the activities of a person loading these programs onto their own computer. While most of the plugins are unrestricted, the MP3 zhm-165h6s included with this version of the program is limited to only 30 audio tracks.

Lite-On’s new drive was also fairly quick when reading dual layer discs. Nevertheless, it had no problems reaching amaximum DAE speed of 48x in our tests. It started out at about 6.


Lite-On LightScribe SHM-165H6S Repair

For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD. For the last few years, Lite-On has been content to release drive after drive, with a speed bump or two being the only real difference between each generation. Then Sonic’s DLA is used to test packet writing speeds.

You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs. If black isn’t your color, you’re in luck. While welcome additions, there were a few performance aspects that kept the SHMH6S from getting top marks in our review.

The specs below have been taken from Lite-On’s website and the box the drive came in. Many people consider InCD to be lite-o of the shm-1165h6s packet writing tools because of its simplicity and performance.

I used 12x shm-1655h6s Memorex Gold 74 minute media for the tests. Simply enable HyperTuning, insert your disc and burn. From start to finish, the entire process took only a few minutes.