Nero DiscSpeed: Benchmark & test speed of your CD DVD disc drives

Nero DiscSpeed is a portable freeware created by the developers of Nero, which allows you to benchmark CD and DVD drives and check the media quality. It is an excellent easy-to-use benchmarking tool for testing the operational capabilities of a recorder.

Nero DiscSpeed

As multi-functional tool, Nero DiscSpeed also works for testing the speed of your CD/DVD disc drive as well as testing and benchmarking blanks and burned discs. It can be configured to run according to your desired results. Results can be viewed either as a graph or as a test log.

Main Features:

  • Basic and advanced drive/media tests
  • Bit setting function (book type change)
  • Supports all common disc formats
  • Creates special test discs (data and audio)
  • Graphical display of results, test protocols, and easy import/export function
  • Industry standard benchmarking tool for CD, DVD, and BD drives
  • Graphs transfer rate, CPU usage, and buffer status while creating a disc
  • Simple screen capture

The Basic Tests Include:

  • CPU usage
  • Burst rate
  • Seek/access times
  • Load/eject times
  • Spin-up/spin-down times
  • DAE speed/quality test
  • Quick scan option for quality tests
  • Transfer rate test (read and write)

Nero DiscSpeed is a good testing tool for your disc drive and burned disc. Its tests will tell you the state of the drivers vis-avis the quality of the disc employed.

Download Page: Nero DiscSpeed.

Also see HD Tune and PC Stress Test free software for Windows.

Nero Kwik Media, Nero Kwik Burn, Nero BackItUp, Nero BurnLite are some free software from Nero.

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