There are three major types of storage devices namely magnetic, optical, and flash. For many years, optical storage devices have been the preferred storage media because they are cheap, easy to manufacture and portable. This application is specially created to you to examine the performance of critical system resources including the status of your DVD drive or CD-ROM as well as CPU speed and usage. In addition, the program lets you carry out various tests to determine seek, load, and burst rate.
The utility graphically displays the progress of the evaluation process and consequently the results of this process in its main window. You can carry out the aforementioned tests one after another or all at once. Nonetheless, you should be ready to wait relatively longer when you choose to perform these tests simultaneously. You don’t need any special skills to use this application, however, the results if the benchmarking process including some technical details hence, to interpret these results you need some technical understanding.
Although this application is not necessary, it comes in handy when you want to examine your disc for errors or the speed of your drive especially before burning a CD. This application will help you make all your optical storage devices and drives.
Nero DiscSpeed is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in benchmark category and is available to all software users as a free download.