Sony DRU-720a DL drive review: Sony DRU-720a DL drive

CD Audio rip/burn tests (min:sec)
(Shorter bars indicate faster performance)
74:35 CD Audio burn test  
74:35 CD Audio rip test  

RW read/write tests (min:sec)
(Shorter bars indicate faster performance)
4.22GB RW write test  
4.22GB RW read test  
Note: Unless otherwise mentioned, all write tests are run with Verbatim media, rated at the drive's maximum speed. Find out more about how we test optical drives.

The DRU-720a carries the industry-standard one-year warranty and toll-free support is available weekdays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT. One caveat: telephone support is free for only 90 days after your first call, so you'll probably want to stick with the docs, the live chat, or the e-mail support available through the company's Web site until you're confronted with a major malfunction.

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Sony DRU-720a DL drive

Part Number: DRU-720A Released: Jan 1, 2005
MSRP: $129.99 Low Price: $49.99 See all prices

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  • Release date Jan 1, 2005
  • Write Speed 48x (CD) / 16x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD+R DL)
  • Rewrite Speed 24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)
  • Weight 2 lbs
  • Type DVD±RW (+R DL)
  • Read Speed 40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
  • Enclosure Type Internal