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DELL DW316vsLG GTC0N

DELL DW316

86

Kagoo Score

86

Kagoo Score

DELL DW316

$42.06
$42.06
Our Verdict:
A classic and good value for money tray loading external dvd writer, with a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this dvd writer supportsDVDs, it's really easy to use and good for CDs.
24x
CD READ SPEED
96
Reviews
996 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Very Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
LG GTC0N

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 5 year old tray loading internal cd burner.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
87
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
78
Features
Good Features
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
DELL DW316

86

Kagoo Score

86

Kagoo Score

DELL DW316

$42.06
$42.06
Our Verdict:
A classic and good value for money tray loading external dvd writer, with a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this dvd writer supportsDVDs, it's really easy to use and good for CDs.
24x
CD READ SPEED
96
Reviews
996 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Very Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
LG GTC0N

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 5 year old tray loading internal cd burner.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
87
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
78
Features
Good Features
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
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DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
2 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
The DELL DW316 has received a Kagoo Score of 86, whereas the LG GTC0N scored only 72.
11 Months Newer
The DELL DW316 is 11 months newer than the LG GTC0N
4 Reasons For
Track-At-Once (TAO)
The LG GTC0N has a track-at-once (TAO), whereas the DELL DW316 does not have this feature.

Track-at-once (TAO) is a recording mode that records single tracks one after another. It's the most standard recording mode, that supports both audio and data on the same disc.

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Disc-At-Once (DAO)
The LG GTC0N has a disc-at-once (DAO), but the DELL DW316 does not.

Disc-at-once (DAO) is a recording mode that records an entire CD or DVD in a single uninterrupted session. It is faster than Track-at-once, and allows extra information to be inserted between that standard tracks.

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Session-At-Once (SAO)
The LG GTC0N has a session-at-once (SAO), however the DELL DW316 does not have this feature.

Session-at-once (SAO) is a recording mode that can record a large amount of single 'sessions' onto a single disc. This allows you to effectively condense multiple discs onto a single disc as several different sessions. The downside is that these cannot be played in standard audio CD players.

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Better Brand
LG optical disc drives have an average rating of 95%, whereas DELL only has an average rating of 82%.

Average User Rating

DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Best
5 stars
698 reviews
4 stars
231 reviews
3 stars
50 reviews
2 stars
12 reviews
1 star
6 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

LG has a better average brand rating than DELL. The average brand rating for LG is 95% based on over 1,000 reviews, where as the average brand rating for DELL is 82% based on 990+ reviews.
DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
DELL

82

82

Based on 990+ reviews
LG

95

95

Based on over 1,000 reviews

DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
47 months old Best 58 months old

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Disc Loading Type
Tray
 Tray
Tray
 Tray
Type
External
 External
Internal
 Internal
Optical Drive Type
Dvd
 Dvd
Dvd
 Dvd
 
 
 
Design DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data TÜV,CNAS,KC, BSMI, CE, FCC, VCCI, C-TICK, CU
Mounting
Horizontal Vertical / Horizontal
 Horizontal
 Vertical / Horizontal
Horizontal Vertical / Horizontal
 Horizontal
 Vertical / Horizontal
Colour
Black
 Black
Black
 Black
 
 
 
Performance DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Compatibility Alienware 13,Alienware 14,Alienware 15,Alienware 17 R2,Alienware 18,Alienware M11x,Alienware M11x R2,Alienware M11x R3,Alienware M14x,Alienware M14X R2,Alienware M15x,Alienware M17x,Alienware M17x R2,Alienware M17x R3,Alienware M17x R4,Alienware M18x,Alienware M18X R2,Alienware X51,Inspiron 1090 (DU Unknown - Click to provide data
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 150,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Products Alienware 13,Alienware 14,Alienware 15,Alienware 17 R2,Alienware 18,Alienware M11x,Alienware M11x R2,Alienware M11x R3,Alienware M14x,Alienware M14X R2,Alienware M15x,Alienware M17x,Alienware M17x R2,Alienware M17x R3,Alienware M17x R4,Alienware M18x,Alienware M18X R2,Alienware X51,Inspiron 1090 (DU Unknown - Click to provide data
Drive Device, Buffer Size
0.75 4,5
 0.75
 4,5
0.75 4,5
 0.75
 4,5
Interface
Usb 2 Serial
 Usb 2
 Serial
Usb 2 Serial
 Usb 2
 Serial
Disc Types Supported
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw DVD+R
DVD+R Dl DVD+RW
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
Cd-Da DVD+RW Dl
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
 Cd-Da
 DVD+RW Dl
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw DVD+R
DVD+R Dl DVD+RW
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
Cd-Da DVD+RW Dl
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
 Cd-Da
 DVD+RW Dl
Purpose
Notebook
 Notebook
Desktop
 Desktop
 
 
 
Writing Speed DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
DVD+RW Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD-R Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
DVD-RAM Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 5x
DVD-R Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD-RW Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
Write Speed (DVD+R) 8x 8x
DVD-RW Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 6x
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed 6x 6x
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 6x
CD Rewrite Speed 24x 24x
CD Write Speed 24x 24x
 
 
 
Reading Speed DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
DVD Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+RW Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
DVD-R Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD-R Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
DVD-ROM Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD-ROM Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
CD-RW Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
DVD+R Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
DVD-RAM Read Speed 8x
BEST
5x
DVD-RW Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
Read Speed (CD) 24x 24x
 
 
 
Access Time DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
DVD-RAM Access Time Unknown - Click to provide data 260ms
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time Unknown - Click to provide data 140ms
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time Unknown - Click to provide data 160ms
 
 
 
Record Modes DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Random Write Unknown - Click to provide data
Random write
 Random write
Track-At-Once (TAO) Unknown - Click to provide data
Track-at-once (TAO)
 Track-at-once (TAO)
Sequential Writing Unknown - Click to provide data
Sequential writing
 Sequential writing
Disc-At-Once (DAO) Unknown - Click to provide data
Disc-at-once (DAO)
 Disc-at-once (DAO)
Session-At-Once (SAO) Unknown - Click to provide data
Session-at-once (SAO)
 Session-at-once (SAO)
Layer Jump Recording Function Unknown - Click to provide data
Layer Jump Recording function
 Layer Jump Recording function
Packet Writing Unknown - Click to provide data
Packet writing
 Packet writing
 
 
 
System Requirements DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 2000 Windows 2000 Professional
Windows 7 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Professional X64
Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Starter X64
Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 2000
 Windows 2000 Professional
 Windows 7
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 2000 Windows 2000 Professional
Windows 7 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Professional X64
Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Starter X64
Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 2000
 Windows 2000 Professional
 Windows 7
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
 
Operational Conditions DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -30°C
Operating Temperature (T-T) 5°C 5°C
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Weight 200g 145g
Height 14mm 12.7mm
Depth 137.5mm 127mm
Width 144mm 128mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Quantity 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software CyberLink Media Suite CD Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
Host Interface USB 2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details DELL DW316 LG GTC0N
RoHS Compliance Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

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