Some of the basic tests included with Nero DiscSpeed are burst rate, CPU usage, loading and eject times, seeking and access times, spin-up and spin-down times, a quick scan options for quality tests, DAE speed and transfer rate tests (read and write).
Advanced tests provided by Nero DiscSpeed are overburning test; Scan Disc function; advanced DAE test (detailed analysis); CD, DVD and BD media manufacturer information; showing the quality of each track, chapter of file; reading mode detection (CAV, CLV, P-CAV, Z-CLV) and disc quality test (C1/C2 and PI/PO/jitter and LDC/BIS).
As a result, the information provided by Nero DiscSpeed includes disc status, copy-protection, binary data and raw data, the manufacturer’s name, disc and book type of the disc in the drive, the number of available layers on the disc, all possible write and burning speeds for discs in the drive, the intended use of a disc (audio, data etc.) and Media Identification Mode.
Furthermore, Nero DiscSpeed supports all common disc formats, it can create simple screen capture and it provides graphical display of results. Test results can be easily exported and they comply with industry standard benchmarking tools for CD, DVD and BD drives.
Nero DiscSpeed is easy to use due to its intuitive interface; the only difficulty you may encounter is understanding the technical aspects in test results provided by the application.
All things considered, Nero DiscSpeed is not a vital tool, but you will love playing with it if you want to know if a disc will give errors or if you are curious about the actual speed of your CD drive.
By trying this application, you will find out the real abilities of your CD or DVD drive and various details about their features.