Bloomberg the Company

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Follow Us

Industry Products

Technology

Lite-On LTR-32123S


WHAT'S HOT: The first 32X/12X/40X drive to arrive at our Test Center impressed us with quick write speeds: 3 minutes, 43 seconds to write 650 MB to CD-R on the fly, nearly half a minute faster than the speediest 24X drive on the chart. And in our CD-RW packet-writing testing, the Lite-On copied a folder containing 100MB of files to a CD-RW disc in 1 minute, 6 seconds--10 seconds faster than the fastest 24X/10X/40X.

WHAT'S NOT: Lite-On provides only a sparse software bundle and a somewhat limited 9 hours per day of weekday tech support. You must pay for the long- distance charges, too.

WHAT ELSE: Its time of 3 minutes, 12 seconds to install Microsoft's Office 2000 Small Business Edition (disc 1) matched most of the 24X/10X/40X drives we've tested. It wasn't the fastest, however. That honor goes to the Teac CD- W524E with its time of 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

UPSHOT: If you're itching to try out the fast new 32X generation, this drive is fast, but slim tech support and lack of software are a couple of shortcomings. By Alexandra Krasne


The Aging of Abercrombie & Fitch
LIMITED-TIME OFFER SUBSCRIBE NOW
 
blog comments powered by Disqus