LG GH22LP20 Super Multi DVD-Writer Review

Conclusion:

Positive:

  • Generally good DVD-R/±RW writing quality and performance.
  • Very fast 48x CD-R and 32x CD-RW writing
  • Very fast at writing DVD±R DL media.
  • Can burn selected DVD±R media faster than its rated speed.
  • Excellent reading performance and reliability.
  • Supports BitSetting (BookType DVD-ROM) on DVD+R/DL. 
  • Can read and write mini DVD media.

Negative:

  • CD-RW and DVD±RW writing quality could be improved.
  • Disc quality (C1/C2, PI/PO) scanning is not supported
  • Slow 6X reading of single-and double-layer DVD-Video discs

 

 

Let us summarize the most important positive and negative points below:

The main positive points:

LG GH22LP20 Super Multi DVD-Writer ReviewThe LG GH22LP20 is a fast drive as far as writing CD-R and DVD±R media                                                    is concerned, recording some of the fastest times on DVD±R discs burned in our reviews.

The LG GH22LP20 wrote our tested DVD±R/±RW/DL media with generally very good quality.

The LG GH22LP20 was also able to burn selected DVD±R media at faster than its rated speed.

The LG GH22LP20 is a reasonably well built drive. Noise levels, even at 22X are not intrusive and DVD-Video playback noise levels are low.

The main negative points:

CD-RW (high speed 32X) writing quality on the LG GH22LP20 needs to improve.

DVD-Video extraction at 6X speed is slow compared to other drives.

To sum up, this is what we would say:

LG GH22LP20 is a solid performer and an excellent choice for reliable CD and DVD burning at record speeds. It effortlessly produces quality burns faster than most other drives to date. We highly recommend it.

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LG GH22LP20 Super Multi DVD-Writer Review

Maxell USA – For providing the media used in this review.

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Memorex USA – For providing the media used in this review.

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Optodisc USA – For providing the media used in this review.

LG GH22LP20 Super Multi DVD-Writer Review

Rima.com USA – For providing Taiyo Yuden media used in this review.

LG GH22LP20 Super Multi DVD-Writer Review

Advanced Media/Ritek-USA – For providing the media used in this review.

LG GH22LP20 Super Multi DVD-Writer Review

Verbatim USA – For providing the media used in this review.

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ExtremeMhz   – For providing the Maxell 12x DVD-RAM media used in this review