Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

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Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

Review: Samsung SE-S084C
Reviewed by: Arachne
Provided by: Samsung UK
Firmware: TS01
Manufactured: June 2009

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We at MyCE would like to present a review the latest
external slimline DVD-ReWriter from Samsung – the Samsung SE-S084C. The Samsung
SE-S084C supports 8x DVD±R, 8x/6x DVD+RW/DVD-RW, 5x DVD-RAM and 6x DVD+R DL and
6x DVD-R DL writing technology, allowing Double/Dual Layer discs of 8.5Gb to be
written.

Company Information

We are sure that most of you know Samsung already, but let
us take a look at some of the company information found at: www.samsungoms-europe.com

As a world leader in the field of digital media, Samsung
Electronics produces Optical Disc Drives (ODD) since 1994. In the past few
years Samsung was able to take a central market position in this field.

With subsidiaries all over Europe and a large part of the
former USSR, Samsung Europe can offer the consumer a complete selection of disc
drives, for all types of computers.

With large and continuous investments in research and
development Samsung is able to be more and more at the forefront of disc drive
technology.

As one of the first companies developing COMBO drives
(DVD-ROM and CD-RW combined in one disc drive), Samsung is a frontrunner in
this technology.

In the field of slim-line technologies, Samsung is expanding
the line-up, in order to meet the demands of the market for desktop and
notebook PCs.

Samsung offers a wide range of Optical Disc Drives, allowing
customers to choose the exact combination of capabilities and features. Our
products feature the latest noise suppression technologies. If you are looking
for a high performance Optical Drive, you need look no further than Samsung.

If you are interested in reading more company information,
please visit: www.samsungoms-europe.com

Drive Specifications


Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

Packaging


Let’s now take a look at the packaging that the drive is
shipped in.

The drive that Samsung sent was the retail version, and we
can see the package and contents below.

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review
Box front

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review
Box rear

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review
Box left side

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review
Box right side

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

Box top

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 retail version.

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

The package contained the Samsung SE-S084C, USB cable,
software disc, and instruction manual.

Now let’s take a look at the
drive.

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

Drive front

The front of the Samsung SE-S084C is sparse but stylish. We
can see an eject button, emergency eject hole, and a green read/write LED.

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

Drive top

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

Drive bottom

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

On the bottom of the drive we found one label and we can see
that the drive was manufactured in the Philippines during June 2009.

Samsung SE-S084C External DVD Writer Review

On the rear of the drive we can see the USB connector.

Now let’s head on to the next page where we can take a
look at the features of the drive….

 

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