Samsung have just pushed the boundaries of DVD burning with their latest Super-WriteMaster SH-S223 writer. This new model from Samsung takes recording speeds to new heights with a maximum burn rate of 22x being possible.
What's even more interesting is that the drive has the ability to successfully (reliably?) burn data onto media at speeds higher than their rating. It is said to be able to write at 12x onto 8x media, and 22x on 16x media.
For further information on the drive and its capabilities, head over to Akihabaranews.com.
Samsung Electronics Ltd., the worldwide digital consumer electronics and information technology leader, announced today shipment of the industry's fastest DVD burner the new Super-WriteMaster™ SH-S223. The SH-S223 drive offers a powerful over-speed performance features that enable consumers to burn data at high speeds -- even on low speed media. With over-speed recording, users can write at 22X speeds on 16X media and 12X speeds on 8X media. As lower speed media is more cost-effective, users can save money while burning discs at faster speeds.