Review: Optiarc AD-7200A
Optiarc have taken their time to produce their own 20x drive. In this review we will be seeing how the new AD-7200A drive from Optiarc performs in our tests.
The Optiarc AD-7200A supports 20x DVD±R, 8x/6x DVD+RW/-RW, and 12x DVD+R/DL-R DL writing technology, allowing Double/Dual Layer discs of 8.5GB to be written. In addition this drive also supports DVD-RAM reading and writing at 12x.
We found the specifications of the Optiarc AD-7200A at the Optiarc website
What’s inside the box
Now it’s time to take a look at the drive itself and what the drive came shipped with.
Our package was the bulk version and contained the Optiarc AD-7200A drive.
Now let’s take a look at the drive.
The bezel of the Optiarc AD-7200A is plainly styled. We can also see various logos, an emergency eject hole, single green LED and an eject button.
On the top of the drive we found one label and we can see the drive was manufactured in China during October 2007.
On the rear of the drive we can see an digital and analogue audio connectors, jumpers for cable select, slave and master. We can also see an IDE connector and power connector.
Now let’s head on to the next page were we can take a look at the features of the drive….