Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

 

DVD-R media compatibility and write quality:


In these tests we will be using a Lite-On LH-20A1P with firmware KL0G along with K-Probe to measure the disc quality. We will also be using an Optiarc AD-7173A along with CD-Speed for our read-back tests.

 

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

Taiyo Yuden unbranded – Thanks to SVP (UK) for sending us this media.

Manufacturer:

Taiyo Yuden

Code:

TYG03

Disc Type:

DVD-R

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

16x

Write Speed:

8x (P-CAV)

Write Time:

11m:38s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

2.75

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.03

The result is very good.


Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

Verbatim – Thanks to Verbatim (UK) for sending us this media

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Code:

MCC03RG20

Disc Type:

DVD-R

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

16x

Write Speed:

8x (P-CAV)

Write Time:

11m:44s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

2.04

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.02

The result is very good.


Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

Traxdata- Thanks to Conrexx for sending us this media

Manufacturer:

RiTek

Code:

RITEKF1

Disc Type:

DVD-R

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

16x

Write Speed:

8x (P-CAV)

Write Time:

11m:41s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

2.26

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.10

Once again we have a very good result.


Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

HP – Thanks to Medea International UK for sending us this media

Manufacturer:

CMC Magnetics

Code:

CMC MAGAE1

Disc Type:

DVD-R

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

8x

Write Speed:

8x (P-CAV)

Write Time:

11m:39s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

2.89

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.01

The result is very good.


Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

Verbatim – Thanks to Verbatim (UK) for sending us this media

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Code:

MCC02RG20

Disc Type:

DVD-R

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

8x

Write Speed:

8x (P-CAV)

Write Time:

11m:38s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

0.65

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.02

The result is excellent.


Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

Taiyo Yuden unbranded – Thanks to SVP (UK) for sending us this media.

Manufacturer:

Taiyo Yuden

Code:

TYG02

Disc Type:

DVD-R

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

8x

Write Speed:

8x (P-CAV)

Write Time:

11m:45s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

5.44

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.06

PI errors are fairly high throughout the disc and there are worrying PIF clusters at a couple of points in the disc, the most worrying at the end of the disc where it also shows as a minor slowdown in our read-back test. The result is ok but could be better with this very high quality media.


Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

Pleomax – Thanks to Pleomax (NL)
for sending us this media.

Manufacturer:

Opto Disc

Code:

OPTODISCR016

Disc Type:

DVD-R

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

16x

Write Speed:

8x (P-CAV)

Write Time:

11m:44s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

0.79

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.08

The result is good


Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

Ricoh – Thanks to Ricoh Europe for sending us this media.

Manufacturer:

CMC Magnetics

Code:

CMC MAG AM3

Disc Type:

DVD-R

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

16x

Write Speed:

8x (P-CAV)

Write Time:

11m:43s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

3.85

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.06

The result is good.

DVD-RW media compatibility and write quality:


For this test we used the same testing procedures as in our DVD-R tests.

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Brand:

Verbatim – Thanks to Verbatim (UK) for sending us this media.

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Code:

MKM01RW6X01

Disc Type:

DVD-RW

Capacity:

4483MB

Certified Speed:

6x

Write Speed:

6x (Z-CLV)

Write Time:

12m:46s

PI-8 errors Average/Sec:

5.12

PI-1 failures (PIF) Avg/Sec:

0.00

The result is very good.


Summary:

The Samsung SE-T084L has written our DVD-R/RW media with very good/good quality.

Let’s head on to the next page where we will test DVD R DL writing performance and quality……