So what are “good” results supposed to look like? Traditionally, these drives have gotten top marks for their features, performance and consumer friendliness and the MRXG is no exception. While best known for its recordable media, Memorex offers an assortment of computer peripherals, including its own line of CD and DVD drives. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. While this wasn’t enough to top the drives from LG and Plextor, it had no problems reaching a maximum transfer speed of 48x in our tests. By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter.

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The MRXG handled scratched discs relatively well. In our tests, it reached a maximum speed of only 8x when reading both jrx-525g and dual layer discs. By looking at the screenshot you memoorex see that it starts reading at 5. By looking at the screenshots above, you can see that Memorex’s new drive starts writing at about 8. The MRXG’s writing quality was very good. In both cases the drive uses Z-CLV to reach its maximum writing speed.

As you can see, the MRXG also has its share of logos. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD.


Until now, there were very few options, unless you wanted to shell out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine. So what about writing quality? If you need to mex-525g beyond the basics, additional documentation can be accessed through Nero’s SmartStart launcher.

However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed Traditionally, mekorex drives have gotten top mrx-55g for their features, performance and consumer friendliness and the MRXG is no exception.

This buffer is backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection as well. When it came to media compatibility, the MRXG gave us some mixed results. This means that Memorex’s new drive is capable of backing up titles protected by SafeDisc 2, including version 2. Instead of lighting up blue like on Memorex’s previous DVD writers, it is the standard green color.

While the drive wrote tomost memorfx our test media at its rated speeds, only four types worked at 18x. With their good looks and impressive specs, these drives have been a hit with consumers right from the start. Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch mrc-525g master, slave and cable select.

Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. Memorex has once again turned to Nero for their software bundle.


– Memorex MRXG 18x DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews

We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. Leave this field blank. These slideshows can then be burned to disc or published to the web. The connector on the far left is the digital audio output.

Memorex MRX-525GE

For this test I randomly generated MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close memprex CD. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD. Since Memorex burst onto the recording scene more than 30 years ago with “Is it live or is it Memorex?

With Nero, it took the drive Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge. The MRXG also supports a feature called “bitsetting. Memorex’s new drive performed pretty well in our DVD writing tests.

Burning Times Summary The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get memorec testing every day usage.